April 5th: Jean-Paul Marat was elected head of the Jacobin Club.
On April 13th: Marat was arrested for having encouraged an uprising against the Convention. The Girondins are at the origin of the plan.
Eleven days later, on April 24th, Marat was taken to Revolutionary Tribunal and is cleared of all charges. Setback for the Gironde. The triumph of Marat after his release from arrest. His release causes riotous celebrations by his radical supporters of the Jacobin Club.