Louise Michel

Louise Michel

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Louise Michel (1830-1905) was a French anarchist, school teacher and medical worker. She often used the pseudonym Cl mence and was also known as the red virgin of Montmartre. Journalist Brian Doherty has called her "[t]he French grande dame of anarchy." Louise Michel was born at the Ch teau of Vroncourt (Haute-Marne) on 29 May 1830, the daughter of a serving-maid, Marianne Michel, and the son of the ch telain, Etienne Charles Demahis. She was brought up by her father's parents and received a liberal education. After her grandfather's death in 1850 she was trained to teach, but her refusal to acknowledge Napoleon III prevented her from serving in a state school. She became violently anti-Bonapartist, and is even said to have contemplated the assassination of Napoleon III. In 1866 she found her way to a school in the Montmartre quarter of Paris, where she threw herself ardently into works of charity and revolutionary politics.show more

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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 159g
  • Aud Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135779486
  • 9786135779486