Claude Louis d'Espinchal, marquis de Massiac

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Claude Louis d'Espinchal, marquis de Massiac (15 November 1686 Brest - 15 August 1770 Paris) was a French Admiral and Minister.

He was son of Barthélémy d'Espinchal de Massiac, 1626–1700, lawyer. Claude-Louis-René de Mordant, Marquis of Massiac (1746–1806), inherited his fortune including sugar plantations in Santa Domingo. He held the Hotel de Massiac, which opposed the Society of the Friends of the Blacks.fr:Club de l'hôtel de Massiac

Political offices
Preceded by
François Marie Peyrenc de Moras
Secretaries of State for the Navy
31 May 1758 - 31 October 1758
Succeeded by
Nicolas René Berryer


This article incorporates information from the revision as of 2009-12-7 of the equivalent article on the French Wikipedia.