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Who were Mirabeau and Abbé Sieyès. Mirabeau ?

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Mirabeau was born in a noble family but was convinced of the need to do away
with a society of feudal privilege. He brought out a journal and delivered powerful speeches to the crowds assembled at Versailles.
Abbé Sieyès, originally a priest, believed in equality and wrote an influential pamphlet called 'What is the Third Estate'?
Mirabeau and Abbé Sieyès led the members of the 3rd estate who assembled in the hall of an indoor tennis court in the grounds of Versailles, on 20 June. The 3rd estate declared themselves a National Assembly and wanted a constitution for France that would limit the powers of the monarch.

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