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" Fouché, claiming that " Terror, salutary terror, is now the order of the day here .... We are causing much impure blood to flow, but it is our duty to do so, it is for humanity's sake ," called for the execution of 1, 905 citizens.
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Fouché and Terror
Fouché, once a revolutionary using extreme terror against the Bourbon supporters, now initiated a campaign of White Terror against real and imaginary enemies of the Royalist restoration ( officially directed against those who had plotted and supported Napoléon's return to power ).
His career is of particular interest because he was among political figures such as Joseph Fouché who at first aggressively supported the Terror, only to betray its leaders ( including Maximilien Robespierre ) and support the various conservative reactionary régimes that followed.
He thus joined the ranks of Tallien, Fréron, and Fouché as perpetrators of the worst excesses of Terror, and like them found his position growing tenuous.
Fouché and terror
His police agents were ubiquitous, and the terror which Napoleon and Fouché inspired partly accounts for the absence of conspiracies after 1804.
Fouché and is
This is supposedly based on an account by Joseph Fouché, the Parisian chief of police, but the supposed book by Fouché is impossible to trace.
Joseph Fouché ( Guy Favière ) tells Joséphine that the noise of the fighting is Napoleon " entering history again ".
Perhaps at the urging of < span lang =" fr "> Talleyrand </ span >, Napoleon's foreign minister, and < span lang =" fr "> Fouché, Napoleon </ span >' s minister of police who had warned that " the air is full of daggers ", the First Consul came to the political conclusion that the Duke must be dealt with.
When, during the absence of Napoleon in the Austrian campaign of 1809, the British Walcheren expedition threatened the safety of Antwerp, Fouché issued an order to the préfet of the northern départments of the Empire for the mobilization of 60, 000 National Guards, adding to the order this statement: " Let us prove to Europe that although the genius of Napoleon can throw lustre on France, his presence is not necessary to enable us to repulse the enemy ".
Shortly before his arrival in Paris ( 19 March 1815 ), Louis XVIII sent Fouché an offer of the ministry of police, which he declined: " It is too late ; the only plan to adopt is to retreat ".
Famous ( or rather infamous ), is the conversation between Fouché and ( also proscribed ) Lazare Carnot, who had been interior minister during the hundred days ' period:
Fouché also appears as one of the main characters in For The King, a novel by Catherine Delors ( Dutton, 2010 ), where his role in the Plot of the Rue Saint-Nicaise is discussed.
Fouché was featured as one of the two main ( and only ) characters in the play by Jean-Claude Brisville Supping with the Devil in which he is depicted dining with Talleyrand while deciding how to preserve their respective power under the coming regime.
In Mountolive ( 1958 ), the third novel of Lawrence Durrell's Alexandria Quartet, a French diplomat is said to have ( ironically ) complimented the cruel and venal Egyptian Minister of the Interior, Memlik Pasha, by telling him that he is "... regarded as the best Minister of Interior in modern history -- indeed, since Fouché there has been no-one to equal you.
" Memlik is so taken with the comparison that he orders a bust of Fouché from France, which then sits in his reception room gathering dust.
In the Richard Sharpe series of historical novels, set during the Napoleonic Wars, Fouché is mentioned as an early mentor of Sharpe's bitter enemy Pierre Ducos, a French spymaster.
Fouché is a significant character in The Carton Chronicles: The Curious Tale of Flashman's true father ( 2010 ) by Keith Laidler
Fouché and now
Joseph Fouché, 1st Duc d ' Otrante ( 21 May 1759 Le Pellerin, near Nantes, France – 25 December 1820 Trieste, then part of the Austrian Empire, now Italy ) was a French statesman and Minister of Police under Napoleon Bonaparte.
" Ironically enough, it was only a year previous that Fouché had been " an advocate of the role of the clergy in education ," yet he was now " abandoning the role of religion in society altogether in favour of ' the revolutionary and clearly philosophical spirit ' he had first wanted for education.
In the ensuing Directory government ( 1795 – 1799 ), Fouché remained at first in obscurity, but the relations he had with the far left, once headed by Chaumette and now by François-Noël Babeuf, helped him to rise once more.
Fouché and order
On the break-up of the Napoleonic system in Germany ( October 1813 ), Fouché was ordered on missions to Rome and thence to Naples, in order to watch the movements of Joachim Murat.
Fouché and day
Fouché was likely to be convicted and executed for treason and atheism, since Robespierre himself was about to denounce him in a speech to the Convention, which would have been delivered the day after the coup d ' état ( 28 July ).
Fouché and here
Fouché and are
Fouché and much
In other matters ( especially in that known as the Plot of the Placards in the spring of 1802 ), Fouché was thought to have saved the Jacobins from the vengeance of the Consulate, and Bonaparte decided to rid himself of a man who had too much power to be desirable as a subordinate.
Fouché and blood
Alas, Fouché's enthusiasm had proved a little too effective, for when the blood from the mass executions in the center of Lyons gushed from severed heads and bodies into the streets, drenching the gutters of the Rue Lafont, the vile-smelling red flow nauseated the local residents, who irately complained to Fouché and demanded payment for damages.
Fouché and so
Fouché closed the Jacobin Club in a daring manner, hunting down those pamphleteers and editors, whether Jacobins or Royalists, who were influential critics of the government, so that at the time of the return of general Napoleon Bonaparte from the Egyptian campaign ( October 1799 ), the ex-Jacobin was one of the most powerful men in France.
And again, Fouché's services were necessary: as Talleyrand, another notorious intrigant, became the prime minister of the Kingdom of France, Fouché was named his minister of police: so he was a minister of King Louis XVIII, the brother of Louis XVI.
Talleyrand certainly did so in the sphere of diplomacy ; Fouché may occasionally have done so in the sphere of intrigue.
" Fouché went so far as to declare a new civic religion of his own, virtually interchangeable with what would become known as the Cult of Reason, at a ceremony he dubbed the " Feast of Brutus " on 22 September 1793.
Fouché and for
Under the French name of Otranto it was created a duché grand-fief de l ' Empire in the Napoleonic kingdom of Naples for Joseph Fouché, Napoleon's minister of Police ( 1809 ), the grandfather of Margareta Fouché.
That body sent Fouché with a colleague, Villers, as representatives on mission invested with almost dictatorial powers for the crushing of the revolt of " the whites " ( the royalist colour ).
On the proclamation of Bonaparte as First Consul for life ( 1 August 1802 ) Fouché was deprived of his office, a blow softened by the suppression of the ministry of police and by the attribution of most of its duties to an extended Ministry of Justice.
The last Governor-General was Joseph Fouché, who was appointed in July 1813 and held his post for only one month.
Naudé was Acting State President for ten months, until Dönges died and Jim Fouché was inaugurated in his place.
Priests were among those drowned in mass executions ( noyades ) for treason under the direction of Jean-Baptiste Carrier ; priests and nuns were among the mass executions at Lyon, for separatism, on the orders of Joseph Fouché and Collot d ' Herbois.