Jacques Necker

Jacques Necker Jacques Necker (; 30 September 1732 – 9 April 1804) was a banker of Genevan origin who became a finance minister for Louis XVI and a French statesman. Necker played a key role in French history before and during the first period of the French Revolution.

Necker held the finance post between 1777 and 1781 and "is remembered today for taking the unprecedented step in 1781 of making public the country’s budget, a novelty in an absolute monarchy where the state of finances had always been kept a secret." Necker was dismissed within a few months. By 1788 the inexorable compounding of interest on the national debt brought France to a fiscal crisis. Necker was recalled to royal service. When he was dismissed on 11 July 1789 it caused the Storming of the Bastille. Within two days Necker was recalled by the king and the assembly. Necker entered France in triumph and tried to accelerate the tax reform process. Faced with the opposition of the Constituent Assembly he resigned in September 1790 to a reaction of general indifference.

Necker, apparently a constitutional monarchist and also a political economist and a moralist, wrote a severe critique of the new principle of equality before the law. Necker fully embraced the label of moderate and the concept of the golden mean. Provided by Wikipedia
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by Necker, Jacques, 1732-1804.
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by Necker, Jacques, 1732-1804.
Published 1793
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by Necker, Jacques, 1732-1804.
Published 1792
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by Necker, Jacques, 1732-1804.
Published 1792
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by Necker, Jacques, 1732-1804.
Published 1787
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by Necker, Jacques, 1732-1804.
Published 1781
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by Necker, Jacques, 1732-1804.
Published 1781
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by Necker, Jacques, 1732-1804.
Published 1788
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by Necker, Jacques, 1732-1804.
Published 1790
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by Necker, Jacques, 1732-1804.
Published 1790
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by Necker, Jacques, 1732-1804.
Published 1790
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by Necker, Jacques, 1732-1804.
Published 1790
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by Necker, Jacques, 1732-1804.
Published 1790
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by Necker, Jacques, 1732-1804.
Published 1790
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by Necker, Jacques, 1732-1804.
Published 1790
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by Necker, Jacques, 1732-1804.
Published 1790
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by Necker, Jacques, 1732-1804.
Published 1790
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by Necker, Jacques, 1732-1804.
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