G. Lenotre was the pen name of Louis Leon Theodore Gosselin (1855-1935), a French historian and playwright. He produced numerous works dealing with aspects of the French Revolution, especially the Terror, constructed from his detailed research into primary documents of the era. His work was recognized and admired by his contemporaries. Gosselin was made an officer of the Legion d'honneur and in 1932 was elected to the Academie francaise. His historical works, most of which were translated into English, include The Tribunal of the Terror; Paris in the Revolution; The Guillotine and Its Servants; The Last Days of Marie-Antoinette; Romances of the French Revolution; The Flight of Marie-Antoinette; The Dauphin: The Riddle of the Temple; and many more.