Cambaceres, Jean Jacques Regis de

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Born: Oct 18, 1753 AD
Died: 1824 AD, at 70 years of age.

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.

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