Cordeliers Club

(Cordeliers, Club des)
   The Club des Cordeliers, or Cordeliers Club, known also as the Société des amis des droits de l'homme, was a revolutionary club founded in April 1790, during the revolution of 1789 by georges danton. It counted among its members camille desmouslins, fabre D'éGLANTINE, louis legendre, antoine santerre, and jean-paul marat and held its first meetings at the Cordelier convent (rue de l'École-de-Médicine, today the Dupuytren Museum) in Paris. It was in a great part due to the influence of the Cordeliers Club that the petition brought to the Champ-de-Mars (July 17, 1791) was made, leading to the overthrow of King louis XVI. During the Convention, the club was led by the extreme revolutionaries jacques-rené hébert and his followers, the Hébertists, and became the mouthpiece for the sansculottes, the working-class population of the faubourgs (Saint-Antoine and Saint-Marceau). After the elimination of the Hébertists (April 1794), the Cordelier's Club was suppressed and its remaining members joined the jacobins.

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