Charles Alexandre de Calonne, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Charles Alexandre de Calonne

French statesman

Date of Birth: 20-Jan-1734

Place of Birth: Douai, Hauts-de-France, France

Date of Death: 29-Oct-1802

Profession: lawyer, politician, economist

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

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About Charles Alexandre de Calonne

  • Charles Alexandre de Calonne (20 January 1734 ‚Äď 30 October 1802), titled Count of Hannonville in 1759, was a French statesman, best known for his involvement in the French Revolution. Realizing that the Parlement of Paris would never agree to reform, Calonne handpicked an Assembly of Notables in 1787 to approve new taxes.
  • When they refused, Calonne's reputation plummeted and he was forced to leave the country.

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