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Marquis de Lafayette - Quotes

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When the government violates the people's rights, insurrection is, for the people and for each portion of the people, the most sacred of the rights and the most indispensible of duties.

When the government violates the people's rights, insurrection is, for the people and for each portion of the people, the most sacred of the rights and the most indispensible of duties.

Humanity has won its battle. Liberty now has a country.

Humanity has won its battle. Liberty now has a country.

If the liberties of the American people are ever destroyed, they will fall by the hands of the clergy. ---->>>

True republicanism is the sovereignty of the people. There are natural and imprescriptible rights which an entire nation has no right to violate. ---->>>

I shall ask for the abolition for the punishment of death until I have the infallibility of human judgment demonstrated to me. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: French
Born: September 6, 1757
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Die: May 20, 1834
Occupation: Revolutionary
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Marie-Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette (French pronunciation: ​[maʁki də la fajɛt]; 6 September 1757 – 20 May 1834), in the U.S. often known simply as Lafayette, was a French aristocrat and military officer who fought in the American Revolutionary War. A close friend of George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, and Thomas Jefferson, Lafayette was a key figure in the French Revolution of 1789 and the July Revolution of 1830 (wikipedia)