Jean-Baptiste Fleuriot-Lescot

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Jean-Baptiste Fleuriot-Lescot
8th Mayor of Paris
In office
10 May 1794 – 27 July 1794
Preceded by Jean-Nicolas Pache
Succeeded by Office abolished (no mayor until 1848 with Louis-Antoine Garnier-Pagès, following the overthrow of Louis Philippe I)
Personal details
Born 1761
Died 28 July 1794 (age 33)
Paris, France
Nationality French
Occupation architect, sculptor, revolutionary

Jean-Baptiste Edmond Fleuriot-Lescot or Lescot-Fleuriot (1761, Brussels – 28 July 1794, Paris) was a Belgian architect, sculptor and a revolutionary. He was mayor of Paris for 2 months and 18 days in 1794.

Fleuriot-Lescot was a supporter of Maximilien Robespierre and remained with him on the night of July 27, 1794 (9 Thermidor, Year II) after Robespierre was overthrown from the National Convention. He, Robespierre, Louis de Saint-Just, Georges Couthon, and others among their supporters were executed by guillotine the following day.

After he was guillotined, the office of mayor of Paris was abolished, and with the exception of two brief interludes in 1848 following the overthrow of Louis Philippe I and in 1870-1871 following the overthrow of Napoleon III, it wouldn't be restored until 1977.