The abortive emeute of the 10th of March warned the Girondists of their danger, but the Commission of Twelve appointed on the 18th of May, the arrest of Marat and Hebert, and other precautionary measures, were defeated by the popular risings of the 27th and 31st of May, and, finally, on the 2nd of June, Hanriot with the National 1 Daunou, "Memoires pour servir a l'hist.
The list drawn up by Hanriot, and endorsed by a decree of the intimidated Convention, included twenty-two Girondist deputies and ten members of the Commission of Twelve, who were ordered to be detained at their lodgings "under the safeguard of the people."
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Then the Commune named as commandant of the National Guard, Hanriot, a man concerned in the September massacres.
Hebert and his followers in despair planned a new insurrection, but they were deserted by Hanriot, their military chief.
His friends determined to strike, and Hanriot ordered the National Guards to hold themselves in readiness.
On the next morning he was beheaded along with his brother, Couthon, St Just, Hanriot and seventeen more of his adherents.
Marat himself sounded the tocsin, and Hanriot, at the head of the Parisian army, surrounded tl~e Convention.
Aided by famine, by the suppression of the maximum, and by the imminent bankruptcy of the assignats, they endeavoured to arouse the working classes and the former Hanriot companies against a government which was trying to destroy the republic, and had b1oken the busts of Marat and guillotined Carrier and Fouquier-Tinville, the former public prosecutor.
FRANCOIS HANRIOT (1761-1794), French revolutionist, was born at Nanterre (Seine) of poor parentage.
Hanriot was himself arrested, but was rescued by his adherents, and hastened to the Hotel de Ville.