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Liberally educated and trained as a teacher, Michel developed her revolutionary
ideas while teaching (1866-70) at Montmartre, in Paris. During the German siege
of Paris (1870- 71), she worked in the ambulance service and in 1871 fought ...
May 13, 1695, Paris), painter in the classical French Baroque manner, known
primarily for his court portraits. In 1630 Mignard left the studio of Simon Vouet for
Italy, where he spent 22 years and made a reputation that brought him a
The new ideas fermenting in Paris had received their most scintillating
expression. Montesquieu now sought to reinforce his literary achievement with
social success. Going to Paris in 1722, he was assisted in entering court circles
by the Duke ...
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