See also:born at
See also:Toul (Meurthe) on the 13th of
See also:November 1755 . At the outbreak of the Revolution the
See also:Louis (he had early taken orders) had already some reputation as a
See also:financial expert . He was in favour of the constitutional
See also:movement, and on the
See also:great festival of federation (
See also:July 14, 1790) he assisted Talleyrand, then
See also:bishop of
See also:Autun, to celebrate mass at the
See also:altar erected in the Champ de
See also:Mars . In 1792, however, he emigrated to England, where he spent his
See also:time studying
See also:English institutions and especially the financial
See also:system of Pitt . Returning to France on the
See also:establishment of the Consulate he served successively in the
See also:ministry of war, the council of state, and in the
See also:finance department in
See also:Holland and in
See also:Paris . Made a baron of the
See also:empire in 1809 he nevertheless supported the Bourbon restoration and was
See also:minister of finance in 1814–1815 . Baron Louis was
See also:deputy from 1815 to 1824 and from 1827 to 1832 . He resumed the
See also:portfolio of finance in 1815, which he held also in the
See also:Decazes ministry of 1818; he was the first minister of finance under the
See also:government of Louis Philippe, and held the same portfolio in 1831–1832 . In 1832 he was made a peer of France and he died on the 26th of
See also:August 1837 .
LOUIS, or LEWIS (from the Frankish Chlodowich, Chlo...
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