Thermidor Fun Fact Day Forty-One: A child of the Revolution becomes its Historian

What nineteenth-century historian had a special connection to the Revolution, due to the fact that he was born in a disused church (une église désaffectée) in Paris, and grew up in the building housing a printing press where his folks worked making assignats among other things. [A hint: He expresses sympathy for the ordinary working man in Le Peuple (1846).]
a. Alphonse de Lamartine (1790-1869)
b. Adolphe Thiers (1797-1877)
c. Jules Michelet (1798-1874)
d. Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881)

4 thoughts on “Thermidor Fun Fact Day Forty-One: A child of the Revolution becomes its Historian

    1. Dear First Night Design,
      I’d love to oblige, but I’m wary of becoming too involved in social media. Got to save time for writing, reading, and being with the people we love, no? So for now I think I’ll just stick to blogging.
      Glad you are enjoying it!
      Julia

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