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Jacques Guillaume Thouret

Pont-l'Évêque 1746 - Paris 1794
French Girondin revolutionary, lawyer, president of the National Constituent Assembly and victim of the guillotine
(Wikipedia)
Jean-Marc de Pas
1989

Rouen /  Jacques Guillaume Thouret   Rouen /  Jacques Guillaume Thouret

Description

Bronze bust in a niche in the façade. The niche is flanked by two oval text shields with angels.

Inscription(s)

THOURET
jacques guillaume
DEPUTE
de la ville de rouen
aux etats generaux
de 1789
nous fumes
nous sommes
et nous resterons fideles
a legalite, a la liberte
a la republique
14 brumaire an ii

Annotation

The original bust was placed in 1889 and was destroyed during World War II.

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Location (N 49°26'29" - E 1°5'30")

Item Code: frhn027; Photograph: 28 August 2011
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