Cabinet of Édouard Adolphe Mortier

The Cabinet of Édouard Adolphe Mortier was announced on 18 November 1834 by King Louis Philippe I. It replaced the Cabinet of Hugues-Bernard Maret.

Cabinet of Édouard Adolphe Mortier

Cabinet of France
Date formed18 November 1834
Date dissolved12 March 1835
People and organisations
Head of stateLouis Philippe I
Head of governmentÉdouard Mortier,
duc de Trévise
PredecessorCabinet of
Hugues-Bernard Maret
SuccessorCabinet of
Victor de Broglie

The ministry was headed by Marshal Édouard Mortier, duc de Trévise, who accepted the position out of loyalty to the king. He was not an experienced parliamentarian and was unable to command respect. On 20 February 1835 he submitted his resignation.[1] The cabinet was replaced on 12 March 1835 by the Cabinet of Victor de Broglie.[2]

Ministers edit

The cabinet was created by ordinance of 18 November 1834. The ministers were:[1]

Portfolio Holder Party
President of the Council of Ministers General Édouard Mortier Centre-right
Minister of War General Édouard Mortier Centre-right
Minister of the Interior Adolphe Thiers Centre-right
Minister of Justice and Worship Jean-Charles Persil Centre-right
Minister of Foreign Affairs Admiral Count of Rigny Centre-right
Minister of Finance Georges Humann Centre-right
Minister of the Navy and Colonies Admiral Guy-Victor Duperré None
Minister of Public Education François Guizot Centre-right
Minister of Commerce Tanneguy Duchâtel Centre-right

References edit

  1. ^ a b Muel 1891, pp. 190.
  2. ^ Muel 1891, pp. 191.

Sources edit

  • Muel, Léon (1891). Gouvernements, ministères et constitutions de la France depuis cent ans: Précis historique des révolutions, des crises ministérielles et gouvernementales, et des changements de constitutions de la France depuis 1789 jusqu'en 1890 ... Marchal et Billard. Retrieved 22 March 2014.