Emmanuel-Joseph Sieyès 1748-1836
Detail from the
portrait by Jacques-Louis David, 1817.
Emmanuel-Joseph Sieyès was born in beautiful Fréjus, France.
After having published two
political pamphlets before 1789, he then wrote the one that
put all others on the bottom shelves:
What Is the Third Estate?
And here it is in French:
Qu'est-ce que le tiers état?
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Hence, Sieyes played a major role in the
Sieyes became one of the consuls in
and became the government of France from 1799 to 1804.
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