Pierre Victurnien Vergniaud

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Pierre Victurnien Vergniaud
Portrait attributed to Adélaïde Labille-Guiard, 1792
9th President of the National Convention
In office
10 January 1793 – 24 January 1793
Preceded byJean-Baptiste Treilhard
Succeeded byJean-Paul Rabaut Saint-Étienne
Personal details
Born(1753-05-31)31 May 1753
Limoges, France
Died31 October 1793(1793-10-31) (aged 40)
Paris, France
Cause of deathExecution by guillotine
Political partyGirondist faction
EducationCollège du Plessis

Pierre Victurnien Vergniaud ( 31 May 1753 – 31 October 1793) was a French lawyer and statesman, a figure of the French Revolution. He was a deputy to the Assembly from Bordeaux. Vergniaud was an good public speaker. He supported Jacques Pierre Brissot and the Girondist faction. He was the President of the National Convention.