BRUMAIRE , the name of the second
See also:month in the republican
See also:calendar which was established in France by a decree of the
See also:Convention on the 5th of
See also:October in the
See also:year II . (1793), completed with regard to nomenclature by Fabre d'Eglantine, and promulgated in its new
See also:form on the 4th of Frimaire in the year II . (the 24th of
See also:November 1793) . The month of Brumaire began on the
See also:day which corresponded, according to the year, to the 22nd or to the 23rd of October of the old calendar, and ended on the loth or 21st of November, It was divided into " decades" like the other months of the republican calendar . Its name alludes to the fogs and mists frequent at that
See also:time of the year . The most important event in French
See also:history which took place during that month was the coup d'etat of the 18th Brumaire in the year VIII . (the 9th of November 1799), by which General
See also:Bonaparte overthrew the
See also:government of the
See also:Directory to replace it by the Consulate . On the republican calendar, see G . Villain, " Le Calendrier republicain," in La Revolution francaise for 1884-1885 .
COUNT VON HEINRICH BRUHL (1700-1763)
BRUMATH, or BRUMPT
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