Claude Bigot de Sainte-Croix

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Claude Bigot de Sainte-Croix (3 May 1744 in Paris – 25 August 1803 in London) was French Foreign Minister.

Brilliant conversationalist and diplomat, appointed Foreign Minister, he fulfilled his duties for ten days, during which he barely had time to show his courage and loyalty to the king, especially the day of 10 August 1792. He fled to London, and died in exile.

Political offices
Preceded by
François Joseph de Gratet, vicomte Dubouchage
Minister of Foreign Affairs
1 August 1792 – 10 August 1792
Succeeded by
Pierre Henri Hélène Marie Lebrun-Tondu


This article incorporates information from the revision as of 2009-10-5 of the equivalent article on the French Wikipedia.