Ledru-Rollin, Alexandra Auguste (18071874)

Ledru-Rollin, Alexandra Auguste, a French democrat, born near Paris; called to the bar in 1830; became a leader of the democratic movement in the reign of Louis Philippe, and gained the title of the “Tribune of the Revolution”; in 1848 he became a member of the Provisional Government; was Minister of the Interior; secured for France the privilege of universal suffrage; his opposition to Louis Napoleon obliged him to seek refuge in England, where he took part in a general democratic movement, and an amnesty being granted, he returned to France in 1870; was elected to the Assembly, but his power was gone; died suddenly (18071874).

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

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Le Brun, Charles
Lechler, Gotthard Victor
Lecky, William Edward Hartpole
Leclaire, Edme-Jean
Le Clerc, John
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Ledru-Rollin, Alexandra Auguste
Lee, Robert Edward
Lee, Robert
Lee, Samuel
Leech, John
Leeds, Thomas Osborne, Duke of
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Lefort, François Jacob
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