French statesman and one of the leading figures of the French Revolution. He and his followers were charged with conspiracy to overthrow the government and guillotined in 1794. Rare partly-printed DS, in French, signed “Danton,” one page, 19.5 x 14.5, September 11, 1792. Untranslated document in which Danton bestows a pension for merit, in the name of the Professional Executive Council. In very good condition, with intersecting folds, tear along the right side at a horizontal fold with old tape reinforcement on the reverse, and scattered wrinkling, toning, and staining. RR Auction COA.