Neck·er (nĕkʹər, nĕ-kĕrʹ), Jacques. 1732-1804.
French financier and politician who advocated the formation of the States-General to effect financial reform. His brief dismissal by Louis XVI (1789) precipitated the storming of the Bastille.

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  • Jacques Necker — Portrait by Joseph Duplessis, (Château de Versailles) Director General of Finance In office 29 June 1777 – 19 May 1781 …   Wikipedia

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  • Jacques Necker — (* 30. September 1732 in Genf, Schweiz; † 9. April 1804 in Coppet) war ein Schweizer Bankier, Finanzminister unter Ludwig XVI., Ehemann der Schriftstellerin und Salonnière Madame Necker und Vater von …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • NECKER (J.) — NECKER JACQUES (1732 1804) Né à Genève, fils d’un régent de collège, destiné au commerce, Necker fait son noviciat commercial à la banque Vernet, à Paris. Il amasse une fortune honorable, fonde une banque en 1765. Nommé président par la… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Necker — Necker, Jacques, franz. Staatsmann, geb. 30. Sept. 1732 zu Genf, Bankier in Paris, dann Genfer Ministerresident das., 1777 franz. Generaldirektor der Finanzen, 1781 wegen seines »Compte rendu« entlassen, 1788 zurückberufen, führte die Berufung… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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