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Necker, Jacques (Jacques Necker)

( wealthy Genevan banker)

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Jacques Necker (1732-1804) - Swiss, . of German descent, . Being a wealthy banker of Geneva, . gained prominence in the higher spheres of financial and in 1776 was appointed director of the Treasury, . in 1777-meters - the general director of the finance department of the French kingdom,
. In this position he was trying to restore order in finances by reducing costs and findings of numerous loans. However, seeing the futility of these measures in 1781 is to open publication of the budget to show that the main source of deficit is boundless extravagance of the royal court. Publication of the budget brought down on Necker indignation privileged classes, the nobility and the clergy, and in May 1781 he had to resign. However, in 1788, Mr.. financial difficulties again forced the government to invite the Necker to the post of finance manager. Necker agreed only on condition of convening next year of the States General and to provide them the Third Estate overwhelming number of seats. In the spring of 1789, during the conflict in the States-General on the wholesale or pososlovnom vote Necker took the side of the third estate. Shortly after the opening of the States General for the royal court repents of his assignments and is a ministry of the intransigent reactionaries. 11 July Necker dismissed with orders to immediately leave Paris. But the uprising 12 - July 14, ended with the capture of the Bastille, again forced the king to call upon it to the Ministry. Constantly oscillating between the interests of the ministry and the revolutionary demands of the Third Estate, Necker soon lost popularity and in 1790, Mr.. retired and retired to Switzerland.


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