Robert Comtesse

Robert Comtesse (14 August 1847, in Valangin – 17 November 1922) was a Swiss politician and member of the Swiss Federal Council (1899-1912).

Robert Comtesse, member of the Swiss Federal Council

He was elected to the Federal Council of Switzerland on 14 December 1899 and resigned on 4 March 1912. He was affiliated to the Free Democratic Party.

While in office he held the following departments:

"Quai Robert-Comtesse" in Neuchâtel and "Rue Robert-Comtesse" in Cernier are named after Comtesse.


  1. ^ "Frühere Departmentsvorsteher/Innen".

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Political offices
Preceded by President of the National Council
Succeeded by
Preceded by Member of the Swiss Federal Council
Succeeded by