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David P. Jordan

David P. Jordan is the author of Napoleon and the Revolution, Transforming Paris: The Life and Labors of Baron Haussman, and The King’s Trial: Louis XVI vs. the French Revolution, among others.
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In changing forever the political landscape of the modern world, the French Revolution was driven by a new personality: the confirmed, self-aware revolutionary. Maximilien Robespierre originated the role, inspiring such devoted twentieth-century disciples as Lenin—who deemed Robespierre a Bolshevik avant la lettre. Although he dominated the Committee for Public Safety only during the last year of his life, Robespierre was the Revolution in flesh and blood. He embodies its ideological...
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