Besenval, Baron (17221791)

Besenval, Baron, a Swiss, commandant of Paris under Louis XVI.; a royalist stunned into a state of helpless dismay at the first outbreak of the Revolution in Paris; could do nothing in the face of it but run for his life (17221791).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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