Aide-toi, le ciel t'aidera

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Help yourself
President Odilon Barrot
Founder Ludovic Vitet
Founded February 24, 1824 (1824-02-24)
Dissolved August 2, 1830 (1830-08-02)
Headquarters Salon de Paraveay, Paris
Membership  (1827) 100,000
Ideology Populism
Internal factions:
 • Jacobinism
 • Liberalism
 • Orleanism
Political position Left-wing
Colours          Red, white

Help yourself, and Heaven will help you (French: Aide-toi, le ciel t'aidera, simply called Aide-toi) was a French association led by Odilon Barrot (1797–1877), French politician, who was working for more democracy under the French Restoration (1814, 1830), and Charles X of France, king from 1824 to 1830.[1]

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  1. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg Gilman, D. C.; Thurston, H. T.; Colby, F. M., eds. (1905). "Aide-toi et le ciel t'aidera". New International Encyclopedia. 1 (1st ed.). New York: Dodd, Mead.