He was in Paris in 1789, and entered into relations with Marat, Camille Desmoulins and Robespierre.
Camille Lemonnier has given in one of his Causeries a striking picture of this faded scene of former greatness, now a solitude in which the few residents seem spectres rather than living figures.
CAMILLE JORDAN (1771-1821), French politician, was born in Lyons on the 11th of January 1771 of a well-to-do mercantile family.
Though warned by failing health to resign, Camille Jordan remained at his post till his death at Paris, on the 19th of May 1821.
Boubee, "Camille Jordan a Weimar," in the Correspondant (1901), ccv.