VOYER,  Rene Louis De  d'Argenson

VOYER, Rene Louis De d'Argenson

Male 1694 - Yes, date unknown

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  • Name VOYER, Rene Louis De  
    Suffix d'Argenson 
    Born 18 Oct 1694 
    Gender Male 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    • René-Louis de Voyer de Paulmy, marquis d' Argenson (October 18, 1694-January 10 , 1757 was a French statesman, son of Marc-René de VoyerdePaulmy d'Argenson , the first Marquis d'Argenson, and brother of Marc-Pierre d'Argenson . His son Marc-René served as Minister of War and wasa noted bibliophile
      From 1720 to 1724 , d'Argenson was Intendant of Hainaut,became privy counsel and from 1744 foreign minister. He negotiatedwith the Kingdom of Piedmont-Sardinia to form a federation of Italianstates. As last representant of the anti-Habsburg faction, he was overturned by intrigues at the Spanish court and appointed president of the Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres
      A friend of Voltaire and the Encyclopedists , he turned writing scientific tracts, among them Considérations sur le gouvernement ancien et présent de la France (Amsterd. 1764), and a tract important for understanding the inner machinations of France, Essais ou loisirs d'un ministre d'état (Par. 1787, 2 Vols.), rich in commentary and descriptions of noteworthy compatriots and anecdotes. His Memoirs are also of valueas affecting the early and middle part of Louis XV's reign.
      This article incorporates text from the public domain 1907 edition of The Nuttall Encyclopædia
    Person ID I162001  voyer_7_28_2008
    Last Modified 4 Sep 2008 

    Father VOYER, Marquis Marc René De,   b. 4 Nov 1652, Venise (Vénétie) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1721, Parie (Ile de France), France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother CAUMARTIN, Marguerite Le Fèvre De,   b. 1672,   d. 1/8/1719, Nicolas-du-Chardonnet, Paris, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Family ID F16340  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family MELIAND, Marie Madeleine Françoise 
    +1. VOYER, Antoine Rene De d'Argenson,   b. 22 Nov 1722,   d. 1787  (Age 64 years)
    Family ID F47290  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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