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Cottereau Jean
(1757—1794)

Cottereau Jean (1757—1794)

Chouans — members of any of the bands of peasants, chiefly smugglers and dealers in contraband salt, who rose in revolt in the west of France in 1793 and joined the Vendéan royalists. The Breton word chouan, meaning “screech owl,” is supposed to have been applied originally as a nickname to Jean Cottereau, leader of the unsuccessful revolt,... More...


Comoren Islands, 1989, Jean Cottereau and Vendeens

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