Alexandre Auguste Ledru-Rollin (2 February 1807, Paris – 31 December 1874) was a French politician.
The grandson of Nicolas Philippe Ledru, the celebrated quack doctor known as "Comus" under Louis XV and Louis XVI, Ledru-Rollin was born in Paris. He had just begun to practise at the Parisian bar before the Revolution of July 1830 and was retained for the Republican defence in most ... more »
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''I'm their leader, I've got to follow them!''Alexandre Ledru-Rollin (1807-1864), French politician, revolutionary. Among the Paris mob at the barricades, 1848. quoted in Histoire Contemporaine, n...