The Condemned of The French Revolution

Search the French Revolution’s Condemned to Death Database

Search the French Revolution condemned to death database for ancestors, historical figures, victims and villains, all information indexed from Louis M. Prudhomme’s books  (1796). ‘Dictionnaire des individus envoyés à la mort judiciairement: révolutionnairement et contre-révolution, pendand la révolution France ‘ Volumes I and II, Also contains those who were condemned to a prison sentence or were exiled


Partially Completed

Names Beginning with:
A, B, E, F, I, J, K, N, O, Q, U, W, Z

  • Conspiration du Camp de Grenelle près Paris

Names Beginning with:
C, D, G, H, L, M, V, S

This is what you may find

What you need to know

  • Last Name
  • First Name
  • Age
  • Profession & Position
  • Military
  • Place of Birth (town & department)
  • Place of Residence (town & department)
  • Charges against the Accused
  • Date of Trial & Execution
  • Town or Department of Trial & Execution
  • Type of Court

  • This is a MASSIVE ONGOING PROJECT (check back regularly)
  • All the data is in French (you’ll need an online translator)
  • There will be mistakes of spelling, location of French cities in departments (ex: Lyon in department of Seine)
  • The database is from 1792-1796
  •  Not all of the condemned were executed by guillotine
  • Blanks fields means there was no recorded information
  • ‘Natif’ doesn’t necessarily mean a person was born in that town (ex: natif de Nismes, but né Lyon, Rhône)
  • Last names (nom) can have slight spelling variations. (Ex: Clavier/Claviere/Clavierre)

updated: 23 Sept 2023

Search The Database

  • Enter name to search
  • Click on a Name in Results Page
  • Form Page will pop-up
  • All recorded information will be displayed
  • Unsure of Spelling? Enter at least the first 3 letters of the name
  • Looking for Marie Antoinette? Enter ‘Antoinette’ in the last name field

Source and Citations: Prudhomme, L. M. (1796). Dictionnaire des individus envoyés à la mort judiciairement: révolutionnairement et contre-révolution, pendant la révolution France  Tome Premier (Volumne I ) & Tome II (volumne II )Google Books

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