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Jacques Necker was born #onthisday 30th of September 1732A.D. and he died 9th April 1804 A.D.

He was a Swiss banker who became an important finance minister and French statesman for Louis XVI.

Jacques held the finance post from 1777-1781 A.D. and also helped make an important decision which created a political and social condition, that in part, contributed to the outbreak of the French revolution in 1789 A.D.

He was also recalled to have a royal service just before the revolution actually started, but stayed in office for a brief period of time.

 

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