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  Jacques Necker
Madame Necker entertained the leaders of the political, financial and literary worlds of Paris, and her Fridays became as greatly frequented as the Mondays of Madame Geoffrin, or the Tuesdays of Madame Helvetius.
In October 1776 Necker was made finance minister of France, though with the title only of director of the treasury, which, however, he changed in 1777 for that of director-general of the finances.
Necker put a stop to the rebellion in Dauphiné by legalizing its assembly, and then set to work to arrange for the summons of the states general[?].
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 Jacques Necker - LoveToKnow 1911   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
JACQUES NECKER (1732-1804), French statesman, finance minister of Louis XVI., was born at Geneva in Switzerland.
Jacques Necker had been sent to Paris in 1747 to become a clerk in the bank of a friend of his father, M. Vernet.
Necker put a stop to the rebellion in Dauphine by legalizing its assembly, and then set to work to arrange for the summons of the states general.
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 Jacques Necker   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Jacques Necker (September 30, 1732 - April 9, 1804) was a French statesman and finance minister of Louis XVI.
Madame Necker entertained the leaders of the political, financial and literary worlds of Paris, and her Fridays became as greatly frequented as the Mondays of Madame Geoffrin, or the Tuesdays of Madame Helvétius.
In 1773 Necker won the prize of the Académie française for a eulogy on Colbert, and in 1775 published his Essai sur la législation et le commerce des grains, in which he attacked the free-trade policy of Turgot.
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 Jacques Necker - MSN Encarta
Jacques Necker (1732-1804), French financier and statesman, born in Geneva.
Necker was appointed to succeed Turgot in 1776 and introduced a number of financial reforms, including a more equitable system of taxation and a plan for the funding of the national debt.
Later in the same year Necker was dismissed by Louis XVI, king of France, partly because the king disapproved of his Protestantism and partly because Necker had angered Queen Marie-Antoinette by preventing her from carrying out certain extravagances through his insistence on retrenchment of the economy.
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 Necker, Jacques - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
As a writer, Necker opposed the then fashionable physiocrats and free traders; his eulogy on Jean Baptiste Colbert was lauded (1773) by the French Academy, and his Essai sur la législation et le commerce des grains (1775) criticized the free trade in grains advocated by A. Turgot.
In 1776, Necker, who had previously aided the government with loans, was made director of the treasury; in 1777 he was made director-general of finances.
Returning to Paris in 1787, Necker was soon exiled from the city for having engaged in public controversy over financial policy with Charles Alexandre de Calonne.
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 Jacques Necker
Necker's reputation as a financial "genius" came with his 1781 report where, by cooking the figures, he made it appear that the French state accounts were in a surplus.
In the meantime, Necker's successor, Alexandre de Calonne, had realized the truly desperate condition of French state finances and tried to reinstate some of Turgot's old reforms, which were greeted by howls of opposition in the assembly of notables.
It was upon the news of Necker's removal that the population of Paris headed to the Bastille on July 14, 1789.
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 Illustrious People
Necker was the younger son of Charles-Frédéric Necker, a lawyer from Küstrin in the Electorate of Brandenburg who had become a citizen of the Genevan republic in January 1726.
At the age of 16, Jacques Necker became a clerk in the bank of a friend of his father, and in 1750 he was transferred to the bank's headquarters in Paris.
Necker's chief weakness as a politician was his vanity and his anxiety to preserve his popularity at all costs.
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 Jacques Necker / Banker - Finance-corporate.org
Jacques Necker was sent 1747 as an employee of the bank of M. Vernet, friend of its father, to Paris.
Necker interfered however further into the French affairs, and 1787 he was banished because of its attack on its successor Calonne by means of lettre de cachet from Paris.
Neckers reappointment was required, and in September 1788 he became again a general manager of finances.
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 Jacques Necker - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
But while on a visit to Geneva, Madame de Verménou met Suzanne Curchod, the daughter of a pastor near Lausanne, to whom Edward Gibbon had been engaged, and brought her back as her companion to Paris in 1764.
Necker put a stop to the rebellion in Dauphiné by legalizing its assembly, and then set to work to arrange for the summons of the Estates-General of 1789.
Necker's dismissal on July 11, 1789 brought about the storming of the Bastille, which induced the king to recall him.
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 Necker Island
Necker Island (Mokumanamana) is a precipitation, narrow ridge of volcanic rock, about 1,300 yards long, east and west, by a tenth as wide.
This famous French navigator sailed within a third of a league of the island on his passage westward, noting the perpendicular cliffs, white with the droppings of birds, the absence of trees, and the violence of the sea, which made it impossible to land.
Officially Necker Island is part of the City and County of Honolulu, it having been one of the islands acquired by the United States from the Republic of Hawaii, July 7, 1898.
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 Jacques Necker
Van de respondenten meent ruim 80 procent dat Jacques Necker meer deskundig is dan andere onderzoeksbureaus, de overige 20 procent vindt Jacques Necker zelfs 'beduidend beter' scoren op deze dimensie.
Precies de helft van de respondenten geeft aan dat de deskundigheid van de onderzoekers zeer van invloed is geweest op het gunnen van de opdracht aan Jacques Necker, de andere helft meent dat dit redelijk van invloed is geweest.
Jacques Necker heeft in de maanden mei en juni van 2006 een klanttevredenheidspeiling uitgevoerd onder 14 rekenkamers en deelraden waarvoor Jacques Necker in 2005 en 2006 een onderzoek heeft gedaan.
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 Jacques Necker Biography | Encyclopedia of World Biography
Jacques Necker was born in Geneva, Switzerland, where his father, of Prussian origin, taught at the university.
Necker's departure from office contributed to the unrest in Paris that culminated in the storming of the Bastille on July 14, 1789.
Necker, however, distrusted by the nobles and soon by the deputies to the legislature, could not cope with the fiscal crisis and the demands for radical reforms.
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 Louis XVI - ninemsn Encarta
Immediately after he was crowned, aided by such capable statesmen as Finance Minister Anne Robert Jacques Turgot, baron de l'Aulne, Interior Minister Chrétien Guillaume de Lamoignon de Malesherbes, and Foreign Minister Charles Gravier, comte de Vergennes, Louis remitted some of the most oppressive taxes and instituted financial and judicial reforms.
So strong was this opposition that in 1776 Turgot was forced to resign and was replaced by financier Jacques Necker.
In 1788 Louis was forced to call for a meeting of the representative governmental body called the Estates-General, the first gathering of that assembly in 175 years.
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 Arc2
Necker's attempt to gain greater control over policy by courting public opinion was rebuffed at court, and he resigned in protest in May, 1781.
Necker's successors, Charles Alexandre de Calonne (1783—87) and Étienne Charles Loménie de Brienne (1787—88), were unable to ward off bankruptcy.
Necker, restored in 1788, prevailed upon Louis to double the number of deputies from the third, or popular estate.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Necker, Jacques   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Necker, Jacques NECKER, JACQUES [Necker, Jacques], 1732-1804, French financier and statesman, b.
Necker, Suzanne (Curchod) NECKER, SUZANNE (CURCHOD) [Necker, Suzanne (Curchod)], 1739-94, French writer; wife of Jacques Necker and mother of Mme de Staël.
It is noted for its château, once the residence of Jacques Necker and his daughter, Mme de Staël.
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Necker published an analysis of state government financial conditions to prove that the condition was sound.
Jacques Necker also reformed the treasury system, but these changes were soon undone.
However, his plan backfired because the dignataries contradicted Calonne, the Assembly of Notables agreed with Necker in that the financial situation France was in was sound.
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 HiddenMysteries Conspiracy Archive   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Necker wanted to establish a House of Lords that would preserve the privileges of the nobility and the upper clergy, and a Commons that would supposedly serve the interests of the general population.
Necker was not going to abandon the man who had caused the expenditure of "100,000 men and 100 million bank notes." On the other hand, Bailly was not going to let the number-one terrorist of France go free.
Necker used a phony arms merchant, M. de Flesselles, to infiltrate the Assembly, and sabotage the efforts of the permanent committee to deliver rifles to the Paris Militia.
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 Sean Engler
Identify "Jacques Turgot" (1727-1781)- Turgot a busy administrator, his intellectual interests were wide-ranging, and most of his spare time was spent in reading and writing, not in economics, but in history, literature, philology, and the natural sciences.
Identify "Jacques Necker" (1732-1804)- Jacques Necker started off as a clerk in a Swiss bank of Issac Vernet at the age of 15 and worked his way to the top quickly.
Jacques Necker's restoration- He proposed taxing the first and second estates, however, the nobles and high clergy forced the king to dismiss the would-be reformer.
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 Jacques Necker - Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Jacques Necker Ginebra, Suiza, 30 de septiembre de 1732 - Coppet, Suiza, 9 de abril de 1804 fue un financiero y político suizo del Siglo XVIII.
Jacques Necker era el segundo de los hijos de Charles Frédéric Necker, abogado de Küstrin, en Pomerania, que pasó a ser ciudadano de la República de Ginebra el 28 de enero de 1726, y de su esposa, Jeanne Gautier, hija del primer alcalde Gautier.
Necker se niega a asistir a la sesión real del 23 de junio de 1789 en la que Luis XVI marca los límites de las concesiones que está dispuesto a conceder a los diputados del tercer estado.
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 Jacques Necker
In 1773 Necker won the prize of the Académie Française for an éloge on Colbert, and in 1775 published his Essai sur la législation et le commerce des grains, in which he attacked the free trade policy of Turgot.
Necker put a stop to the rebellion in Dauphiné; by legalizing its assembly, and then set to work to arrange for the summons of the states general.
Throughout the early months of 1789 he was regarded as the savior of France, but his conduct at the meeting of the states general showed that he regarded it merely as an assembly which should grant money, not organize reforms.
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 AllRefer.com - Jacques Necker (French History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Jacques Necker[zhAk neker´] Pronunciation Key, 1732–1804, French financier and statesman, b.
As a writer, Necker opposed the then fashionable physiocrats and free traders; his eulogy on Jean Baptiste Colbert was lauded (1773) by the French Academy, and his Essai sur la lEgislation et le commerce des grains (1775) criticized the free trade in grains advocated by A. Turgot.
His daughter, Germaine de StaEl, wrote La Vie privEe de M. Necker (1804), and his grandson edited a collection of his writings (1820–21).
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 George Glazer Gallery - Constitution de la France
Necker was a Swiss banker and financial writer appointed by King Louis XVI to improve the poor French economy in 1776.
When news of Necker's dismissal on July 11, 1789 reached the Parisian population, an insurrection began culminating with the revolutionaries storming the Bastille on the July 14.
Necker was recalled days later as minister of finance for the new revolutionary regime, but retired the following year, spending the rest of his life in Switzerland.
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 Jacques Necker
Jacques Necker wurde 1747 als Angestellter der Bank von M. einem Freunds seines Vaters nach Paris geschickt.
Necker übertrug seine nun auf das Mädchen aus der Schweiz heiratete Suzanne noch vor Jahresende.
Necker mischte sich aber weiterhin die französischen Angelegenheiten ein und 1787 wurde er wegen seines Angriffs auf Nachfolger Calonne mittels eines lettre de cachet aus verbannt.
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 Jacques Necker   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Jacques Necker Jacques Necker (September 30, 1732 – April 9, 1804) was a French statesman and finance minister of Louis XVI.
He had earned the enmity of many members of the royal circle - including the king's youngest brother the Comte d'Artois and a well-connected diplomat, baron de Breteuil (who replaced him as minister.) Necker's dismissal on July 11, 1789 brought about the storming of the Bastille, which induced the king to recall him.
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