Marie-Jeanne Phlippon Roland, better known simply as Madame Roland and born Marie-Jeanne Phlippon (17 March 1754 – 8 November 1793), was, together with her husband Jean-Marie Roland de la Platière, a supporter of the French Revolution and influential member of the Girondist faction. She fell out of favour during the Reign of Terror and died on the guillotine.
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''O liberty! O liberty! What crimes are committed in thy name!''Madame Roland [Marie-Jeanne Philipo (1754-1793), French revolutionary. remark at her execution, Nov. 8, 1793. quoted in Histoire des Girondins, bk. 51...