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Cambaceres, Jean Jacques Regis de

Born: 1753 AD
Died: 1824 AD
Nationality: French
Categories: Jurist

1753 – He was born in Montpellier, on the 18th of October.

1774 – He graduated in law and succeeded his father as councillor in the Montpellier court of accounts and finances.

1789 – He was a supporter of the French Revolution.

1792 – He represented the department of Hérault in the National Convention, which assembled and proclaimed the First French Republic in September.

1793 – He became a member of the Committee of General Defence.

1795 – He was employed as a diplomat, and negotiated peace with Spain.

1799 – He became Minister of Justice.

         – In December, he was appointed Second Consul under Bonaparte.

1814 – Cambacérès retired to private life.

1815 – He was recalled during Napoléon’s brief return to power.

1816 – He was exiled from France.

1818 – In May, his civil rights as a citizen of France were restored.

1924 – Jean Jacques Régis de Cambacérès died on the 8th of March.

         – He was a member of the Académie française.