Cambaceres, Jean Jacques Regis de
Born: Oct 18, 1753 AD
Died: 1824 AD, at 70 years of age.
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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