List of people granted honorary French citizenship during the French Revolution

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In French honorary citizenship is awarded by cities, towns and sometimes federal states. [1] During the French Revolution, France granted honorary French citizenship to those deemed champions of the cause.[2] However, not all were sympathizers with the Revolution. One (Cloots) died on the guillotine.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "honorary citizenship France". by French Riviera Secrets.com. Retrieved March 10, 2018.
  2. ^ Gordon S. Wood (2009). Empire of Liberty: A History of the Early Republic, 1789-1815. Oxford University Press. p. 153. ISBN 9780199741090.
  3. ^ Siegfried Weichlein, "Cosmopolitanism, Patriotism, Nationalism", Unity and Diversity in European Culture C. 1800, ed. Tim Blanning and Hagen Schulze (New York: Oxford University Press, 2006), 96.