Question: When did Count Boissy d'Anglas die?

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Count Boissy d'Anglas was a member and president of the Convention in Paris, noted for his firmness and coolness during the frenzy of the Revolution: one day the Parisian mob burst in upon the Convention, shot dead a young deputy, Feraud, "sweeping the members of it before them to the upper-bench... covered, the president sat unyielding, like a rock in the beating of seas; they menaced him, leveled muskets at him, he yielded not; they held up Feraud's bloody head to him; with grave, stern air he bowed to it, and yielded not"; became a senator and commander of the Legion of Honor under Napoleon; was made a peer by Louis XVIII.. Born in 1756; died in 1826.
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