Emanuel joseph sieyès (march 3, 1748 – june 20, 1836) was a catholic clergyman and a towering figure in the french revolution known throughout his life as abbé sieyès, he was born in fréjus in 1748, and received his education from the jesuits in that town he studied theology early on, and by the time the first.
Emmanuel-joseph sieyès, (born may 3, 1748, fréjus, france—died june 20, 1836, paris), churchman and constitutional theorist whose concept of popular sovereignty guided the national assembly in its struggle against the monarchy and nobility during the opening months of the french revolution.
Emmanuel joseph sieyès (3 may 1748 – 20 june 1836), most commonly known as the abbé sieyès was a french roman catholic abbé, clergyman and political writer he was one of the chief political theorists of the french revolution, and also played a prominent role in the french consulate and first french empire.
An introduction to the life of emmanuel joseph sieyes aka abbe sieyes emmanuel joseph sieyes, better known as abbe sieyes, is considered by some scholars, the leader of the early revolution in france however, others consider him a selfish, jealous man no matter what one believes, there are some indisputable.
Emmanuel joseph sieyès (1748-1836) was the liberal french clergyman who became an influential political writer though not a prominent leader, sieyès worked vigorously behind the scenes at versailles he raised the motion forming the national assembly, led the drafting of the tennis court oath and contributed to.