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Jean-Joseph, Marquis Dessolles

Marquis Dessoles
3rd Prime Minister of France
In office
29 December 1818 – 19 November 1819
Monarch Louis XVIII
Preceded by Duc de Richelieu
Succeeded by Comte Decazes
Personal details
Born (1767-07-03)3 July 1767
Died 3 November 1828(1828-11-03) (aged 61)
Political party None

Jean Joseph Paul Augustin, Marquis Dessolles (3 July 1767, Auch, Gers – 3 November 1828, Saulx-les-Chartreux, Essonne) was a French soldier and statesman. He was the prime minister of France from 29 December 1818 to 18 November 1819.

Contents

  • Early life 1
  • Military career 2
    • The French Revolutionary Wars 2.1
    • The Napoleonic Wars 2.2
  • Political Career under the Bourbons 3

Early life

He was born at Auch in 1767.

Military career

The French Revolutionary Wars

He served in several campaigns under Napoleon Bonaparte in Italy between 1793 and 1797, and in 1799 became general of division, He served under Jean Moreau in 1800, and contributed to the French victory of Hohenlinden, (1801). In that year he was made councillor of state and secretary of war.

The Napoleonic Wars

From 1808 to 1810 he commanded a division in Spain (during the Peninsular War). In 1814 he was appointed by the provisional government general-in-chief of the national guard of Paris, with command of the first military division.

Political Career under the Bourbons

On the first restoration of Louis XVIII he became minister of state and a peer of France. He was appointed minister of foreign affairs

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