French Directory election, 1795

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French Directory election, 1795
French First Republic
1792 ←
April and May 1795 → 1798
All 150 seats to the Council of Five Hundred
350 from the National Convention

Council of Five Hundred, 1795.svg

Elected members of the Council of Five Hundred

Elected Director

Lazare Carnot
Independent

The French Directory election, 1795 renewed 150 deputies (one-third) of the French Council of Five Hundred.

The election was held in April and May and only citizens paying taxes were eligible to vote.

Elected for the Council of Five Hundred[edit]

Party Votes % Seats
  Republicans 63
  Moderate royalists 54
  Ultra-royalists 33
Total 150

Member of the both Councils[edit]

Party Votes % Seats
  Thermidorians 242
  Maraisards[1] 200
  Clichyens[2] 161
  Montagnards 64
  Unknowns 83
Total 750

References[edit]

  1. ^ Denis Woronoff (1972). La République bourgeoise de Thermidor à Brumaire, 1794-1799. Seuil. p. 246. 
  2. ^ Georges Lefebvre (1984). La France sous le Directoire : 1795-1799. Messidor/Éditions sociales. p. p. 965. 

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