Cabinet of Étienne Maurice, comte Gérard

The Cabinet of Étienne Maurice, comte Gérard was announced on 18 July 1834 by King Louis Philippe I. It replaced the First cabinet of Nicolas Jean-de-Dieu Soult. It was dissolved on 10 November 1834 and replaced by the Cabinet of Hugues-Bernard Maret.

Cabinet of Étienne Maurice, comte Gérard
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Cabinet of France
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Date formed18 July 1834
Date dissolved10 November 1834
People and organisations
Head of stateLouis Philippe I
Head of governmentÉtienne Maurice Gérard
PredecessorFirst cabinet of Nicolas Jean-de-Dieu Soult
SuccessorCabinet of Hugues-Bernard Maret


The cabinet was created by ordinance of 18 July 1834, with Marshal Étienne Maurice Gérard as President. Apart from replacing Marshal Soult by Marshal Étienne Maurice Gérard as President and Minister of War, the ministers remained the same. The ministers were:[1]

Portfolio Holder Party
President of the Council of Ministers Count Gérard None
Minister of War Marshal Count Gérard None
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 Louis Jacob None
Minister of Public Education François Guizot Centre-right
Minister of Commerce Tanneguy Duchâtel Centre-right


  1. ^ Muel 1891, pp. 187.


  • 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.