JUSSERAND, JEAN ADRIEN AN TOINE JULES, a French diplomat and author. He was born in Lyon in 1855, and was educated at the Facultes of Lyon and of Paris. He entered the French Foreign Office in 1876 and be came Councillor of the Embassy at Lon don in 1887, remaining at the British capital till 1890. In 1898 he became Minister at Copenhagen, and has been French Ambassador at Washington since 1902. His literary works include: "Eng lish Wayfaring Life in the Middle Ages"; "English Novel in the Time of Shakespeare"; "A French Ambassador at the Court of Charles II."; "Histoire litteraire du peuple anglais"; "Piers Plowman"; "English Essays From a French Pen"; "A Literary History of the English People"; "The Romance of a King's Life"; "Shakespeare in France"; "Les Sports et Jeux d'exercise dans l'ancienne France"; "Ronsard"; "With Americans of Past and Present Days." jUST, ST., LOUIS ANTOINE DE (sang zhiist), a French author and revo lutionist; born near Nevers, France, Aug. 25, 1767. When the revolution
broke out he became one of its most fiery advocates. In 1791 he brought out his "Spirit of the Revolution and Constitu tion of France," and was chosen repre sentative of the department of Aisne in the Convention. While in Paris, he was among those who sternly advocated, and voted for, the death of Louis XVI. St. Just was conspicuous in attacking the Girondins and was associated with Robe spierre. His name is identified with the bloodiest days of The Terror. In 1794 he was chosen president of the Conven tion, and drafted the report which sent his political opponents, Danton, Herbert, and others, to the scaffold. After the dawn of a reaction in popular feeling, and rise of the moderates St. Just was seized, with his colleague ROBESPIERRE (q. v.) and guillotined, July 27, 1794.