Visual Timeline: Honore-Gabriel Riqueti, comte de Mirabeau
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1749 CE: Future French revolutionary leader Honoré-Gabriel Riqueti, comte de Mirabeau, is born.
1777 CE - 1782 CE: Mirabeau is imprisoned in the castle of Vincennes after the seduction and abduction of "Sophie" de Monnier; while imprisoned, he begins to write political treatises.
1789 CE: During the Estates-General, Mirabeau makes his famous retort against a representative of the king, helping to solidify him as a revolutionary leader.
1790 CE: Mirabeau secretly meets with the captive Queen Marie Antoinette of France, begins to work in the king's interest after accepting his money.
1791 CE: Comte de Mirabeau, revolutionary leader and advocate for a French constitutional monarchy, dies aged 42.