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Marie-Jeanne Roland

17 March 1754 – 8 November 1793

French political activist and writer, usually known as Madame Roland.


Oh liberty! What crimes are committed in thy name! (O Liberté, que de crimes on commet en ton nom!)

Said before laying her head on the block of the guillotine at her execution.


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