Vincent-Marie Viénot, Count of Vaublanc, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Vincent-Marie Viénot, Count of Vaublanc

French count

Date of Birth: 02-Mar-1756

Place of Birth: Fort-Liberté, Nord-Est, Haiti

Date of Death: 21-Aug-1845

Profession: writer, poet, politician, historian, essayist

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Pisces


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About Vincent-Marie Viénot, Count of Vaublanc

  • Vincent-Marie Viénot de Vaublanc baron of the Empire as known as "count de Vaublanc" ' (2 March 1756 – 21 August 1845) was a French royalist politician, writer and artist.
  • He was a deputy for the Seine-et-Marne département in the French Legislative Assembly, served as President of the same body, and from 26 September 1815 to 7 May 1816, he was the French Minister of the Interior. His political career had him rubbing shoulders with Louis XVI, Napoleon Bonaparte, the Count of Artois (the future Charles X of France), and finally Louis XVIII.
  • He was banished and recalled four times by different regimes, never arrested, succeeding each time in regaining official favour.
  • In a long and eventful career, he was successively a monarchist deputy during the Revolution and under the Directoire, an exile during the Terror, a deputy under Napoleon, Minister of the Interior to Louis XVIII and eventually, at the end of his political career, a simple ultra-royalist deputy. He is remembered now for the fiery eloquence of his speeches, and for his controversial reorganisation of the Académie française in 1816 while Minister of the Interior.
  • A man of order, he was a moderate supporter of the Revolution of 1789 and ended his political life under the Restoration as a radical counterrevolutionary.

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