She was the guiding spirit of the first Fronde, when she brought over Armand, Prince de Conti, her second brother, and her husband to the malcontents, but she failed to attract Conde himself, whose loyalty to the court overthrew the first Fronde.
He had long known Armand Marc, comte de Montmorin, the foreign secretary, and, as matters became more strained from the complications with the princes and counts of the empire, he entered into daily communication with the minister, advised him on every point, and, while dictating his policy, defended it in the Assembly.
Armand Gensonne >>
Schrader's Atlas de geographie moderne, 1880), and Armand Colin (Vidal de la Blache's Atlas general, 1894).
Armand Beauvais and Jacques Dupre (acting) Andre B.
At midnight on the 6th of December 1741, with a few personal friends, including her physician, Armand Lestocq, her chamberlain, Michael Ilarionvich Vorontsov, her future husband, Alexius Razumovski, and Alexander and Peter Shuvalov, two of the gentlemen of her household, she drove to the barracks of the Preobrazhensky Guards, enlisted their sympathies by a stirring speech, and led them to the Winter Palace, where the regent was reposing in absolute security.
Elie De Beaumont, Jean Baptiste Armand Louis Leonce (1798-1874), French geologist, was born at Canon, in Calvados, on the 25th of September 1798.
Armand de Beauvoir (d.
ARMAND JEAN DU PLESSIS DE, CARDINAL RICHELIEU (1585-1642), French statesman, was born of an ancient family of the lesser nobility of Poitou.
Armand was the third son and was born in Paris on the 9th of September 1585.
At the age of nine Armand was sent to Paris to the College of Navarre, where he passed with credit the regular courses in grammar and philosophy, and then entered a "finishing academy" which prepared the sons of nobles for the life of a courtier or a cavalier.
When the cathedral chapter found courage to oppose this and opened suit to recover the ecclesiastical revenues for ecclesiastical purposes, Richelieu's mother proposed to make her second son, Alphonse, bishop. He defeated this scheme, however, by becoming a monk of the Grande Chartreuse, and Armand, whose health was rather feeble in any case for a military career, was induced to propose himself for the priesthood.
Many writings are attributed to Richelieu, although owing to his habit of working with substitutes and assistants it is difficult to settle how much of what passes under his name is authentic. Les Thuileries, La Grande Pastorale, Mirame, and the other plays, over whose fate he trembled as over the result of an embassy or a campaign, have long been forgotten; but a permanent interest attaches to his Memoires and correspondence: Memoire d'Armand du Plessis de Richelieu, eveque de Lucon, ecrit de sa main, l'annee 1607 ou 1610, alors qu'il meditait de paraitre d la cour, edited by Armand Baschet (1880); Histoire de la mere et du fill (i.e.
Louis Francois Armand du Plessis, duc de Richelieu >>
We can only mention the names of Pierre Bretonneau (1771-1862), Louis Leon Rostan (1790-1866), Jean Louis D'Alibert (1766-1837), Pierre Francois Olive Rayer (1793-1867) and Armand Trousseau (1801-1866), the eloquent and popular teacher.
By the learned and accomplished Armand Trousseau British and German influences were carried into France.
Marguerite Arouet, of whom her younger brother was very fond, married early, her husband's name being Mignot; the elder brother, Armand, was a strong Jansenist, and there never was any kind of sympathy between him and Francois.
ARMAND GUY SIMON DE COETNEMPREN, KERSAINT Comte De (1742-1793), French sailor and politician, was born at Paris on the 29th of July 1742.
ARMAND MARC, COMTE MONTMORIN DE SAINT HEREM DE (1745-1792), French statesman, belonged to a cadet branch of a noble family of Auvergne.
The book was never finished, but the fragment he completed was published in 1808, and was translated into French by Armand Carrel in 1846.
The last duke of Charost, Armand Joseph de Bethune (1738-1800), French economist and philanthropist, served in the army during the Seven Years' War, after which he retired to his estates in Berry, where, and also in Brittany and Picardy, he sought to ameliorate the lot of his peasants by abolishing feudal dues, and introducing reforms in agriculture.
His only son, Armand Louis de Bethune, marquis de Charost, was beheaded on the 28th of April 1794.
Jean Armand Charlemagne >>
ARMAND GENSONNE (1758-1793), French politician, the son of a military surgeon, was born at Bordeaux on the 10th of August 1758.
Armand Gaston Camus >>
ARMAND HIPPOLYTE LOUIS FIZEAU (1819-1896), French physicist, was born at Paris on the 23rd of September 1819.
The second took its origin from Armand of Bourbon, born in 1629, son of Henry II., prince of Conde, and survived up to 1814.
Theodule Armand Ribot >>
ARMAND-PIERRE CAUSSIN DE PERCEVAL (1795-1871), French orientalist, was born in Paris on the 13th of January 1 795.
ARMAND EMMANUEL SOPHIE SEPTEMANIE DU PLESSIS, DUC DE RICHELIEU (1766-1822), French statesman, was born in Paris on the 25th of September 1766, the son of Louis Antoine du Plessis, duc de Fronsac and grandson of the marshal de Richelieu (1696-1788).
Armand Jean du Plessis, Cardinal de Richelieu >>
But the accession to power of the Polignac ministry in August 1829 changed his projects, and at the beginning of the next year Thiers, with Armand Carrel, Mignet, and others started the National, a new opposition newspaper.
In 1830 he founded the National with Thiers and Armand Carrel, and signed the journalists' protest against the Ordonnances de juillet, but he refused to accept his share of the spoil after his party had won.
There is a selection of Gratry's writings and appreciation of his style by the Abbe Pichot, in Pages choisies des Grands Ecrivains series, published by Armand-Colin (1897).
Armand de Gontaut, baron de Biron >>
Fernand Louis Armand Marie De Langle De Cary >>
Armand Jean Le Bouthillier de Rance >>
In 1629 the title of prince de Conti was revived in favour of Armand De Bourbon (1629-1666), second son of Henry II.
LOUIS Armand De Bourbon, prince de Conti (1661-1685), eldest son of the preceding, succeeded his father in 1666, and in 1680 married Marie Anne, a daughter of Louis XIV.
Louis Armand De Bourbon, prince de Conti (1696-1727), eldest son of the preceding, was treated with great liberality by Louis XIV., and also by the regent, Philip duke of Orleans.
ARMAND GASTON CAMUS (1740-1804), French revolutionist, was a successful advocate before the Revolution.
ARMAND AUGUSTIN LOUIS, MARQUIS CAULAINCOURT DE (1773-1827), French general and diplomatist, was born of a noble family.
JEAN BAPTISTE NICOLAS ARMAND CARREL (1800-1836), French publicist, was born at Rouen on the 8th of May 1800.