Jean-Frédéric Phélypeaux, comte de Maurepas (July 9, 1701 - November 21, 1781) was a French statesman. Events 455 - Roman military commander Avitus is proclaimed Emperor of the Western Roman Empire. Events 164 BC - Judas Maccabaeus, son of Mattathias of the Hasmonean family restores the Temple in Jerusalem. Year 1781 ( MDCCLXXXI) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common This article is about the country For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic France topics.
He was born at Versailles, the son of Jérôme Phélypeaux, secretary of state for the marine and the royal household. Versailles (vɛʀsaj in French) formerly de facto capital of the kingdom of France, is now a wealthy suburb of Paris and is still an important SON DNA binding protein, also known as SON, is a human Gene. Jérôme Phélypeaux (March 1674&ndash 8 February, 1747) comte de Pontchartrain was a French Politician, son of Louis Phélypeaux Secretary of State is a commonly used title for a Government Official. Maurepas succeeded to his father's charge at fourteen, and began his functions as minister of the royal household at seventeen, while on August 16, 1723 he undertook the actual administration of the navy, a position he held until April 23, 1749. The Secretary of State of the Maison du Roi (Secrétaire d'État à la Maison du Roi was the secretary of state in France during the " Ancien Régime Events 1384 - The Hongwu Emperor of Ming China, Emperor Dong hears a case of a couple who tore paper money bills while fighting Year 1723 ( MDCCXXIII) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a The Secretary of State of the Navy (Secrétaire d'État de la Marine was one of the four or five specialized secretaries of state in France during the Ancien Events 215 BC - A temple is built on the Capitoline Hill dedicated to Venus Erycina to commemorate the Roman defeat at Year 1749 ( MDCCXLIX) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Although essentially light and frivolous in character, Maurepas was seriously interested in scientific matters, and he used the best brains of France to apply science to questions of navigation and of naval construction. Navigation is the process of reading and controlling the movement of a craft or vehicle from one place to another See also Shipbuilding (song. Shipbuilding is the construction of Ships It normally takes place in a specialized facility known as a
He was disgraced in 1749, and exiled from Paris for an epigram against Madame de Pompadour. Year 1749 ( MDCCXLIX) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Paris (ˈpærɨs in English; in French) is the Capital of France and the country's largest city An epigram is a short Poem, often with a clever twist at the end or a concise and witty statement Jeanne-Antoinette Poisson marquise de Pompadour, also known as Madame de Pompadour ( December 29, 1721 &ndash April 15, 1764 On the accession of Louis XVI in 1774, twenty-five years later, he became a minister of state and Louis XVI's chief adviser, a position he held until 1781. Louis XVI ( 23 August 1754 – 21 January 1793) Louis-Auguste de France, ruled as King of France and Navarre Year 1774 ( MDCCLXXIV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a The Prime Minister of France ( Premier ministre français) in Fifth Republic is the functional Head of the government and Council of Ministers Year 1781 ( MDCCLXXXI) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common He gave Turgot the direction of finance, placed Lamoignon-Malesherbes over the royal household and made Vergennes minister for foreign affairs. Anne-Robert-Jacques Turgot Baron de Laune, often referred to as Turgot ( 10 May 1727 &ndash 18 March 1781) was a French The Controller-General of Finances (Contrôleur général des finances was the name of the minister in charge of finances in France from 1661 to 1791 Guillaume-Chrétien de Lamoignon de Malesherbes, often referred to as Malesherbes or Lamoignon-Malesherbes ( December 6, 1721 &ndash The Secretary of State of the Maison du Roi (Secrétaire d'État à la Maison du Roi was the secretary of state in France during the " Ancien Régime Charles Gravier, comte de Vergennes ( December 20, 1717 &mdash February 13, 1787) was a French statesman and diplomat The Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs was one of the four or five specialized secretaries of state in France during the Ancien Régime. At the outset of his new career he showed his weakness by recalling to their functions, in deference to popular clamour, the members of the old Parlement ousted by Maupeou, thus reconstituting the most dangerous enemy of the royal power. This article is for the Ancien Régime institution For the post-Revolutionary and present-day institution see French Parliament. René Nicolas Charles Augustin de Maupeou ( February 25, 1714 &ndash July 29, 1792) was a French politician Chancellor of France This step, and his intervention on behalf of the American states, helped to pave the way for the French Revolution. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the The French Revolution (1789–1799 was a period of political and social upheaval in the History of France, during which the French governmental structure previously an
Jealous of his personal ascendancy over Louis XVI, he intrigued against Turgot, whose disgrace in 1776 was followed after six months of disorder by the appointment of Jacques Necker. Year 1776 ( MDCCLXXVI) was a Leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Jacques Necker ( September 30, 1732 &ndash April 9, 1804) was a French statesman of Swiss origin and finance In 1781 Maurepas deserted Necker as he had done Turgot, and he died at Versailles on November 21, 1781. Year 1781 ( MDCCLXXXI) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common
Maurepas is credited with contributions to the collection of facetiae known as the Etrennes de la Saint Jean (2nd ed. , 1742). Four volumes of Memoires de Maurepas, purporting to be collected by his secretary and edited by J. L. G. Soulavie in 1792, must be regarded as apocryphal. Some of his letters were published in 1896 by the Soc. de l'hist. de Paris. His eloge in the Academy of Sciences was pronounced by Condorcet. The French Academy of Sciences ( French: Académie des sciences) is a Learned society, founded in 1666 by Louis XIV at the
He married a distant cousin, Marie-Jeanne Phélypeaux, daughter of Louis Phélypeaux, marquis de La Vrillière. Louis Phélypeaux (1672 &ndash 1725 marquis de La Vrillière was a French Politician.