First cabinet of Odilon Barrot

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First cabinet of Odilon Barrot
 France
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Date formed 20 December 1848
Date dissolved 2 June 1849
People and organizations
Head of government Odilon Barrot
Head of state Louis Napoleon
History
Previous Cabinet of General Cavaignac
Successor Second cabinet of Odilon Barrot

The first cabinet of Odilon Barrot was the government of France from 20 December 1848 to 2 June 1849 under President of the Council Odilon Barrot. It was formed after the election of Louis Napoleon as President on 20 December 1848, the day that he took his oath. It replaced the cabinet of General Cavaignac.[1] After the May 1849 elections to the Legislative Assembly it was replaced by the second cabinet of Odilon Barrot.[2]

Ministers[edit]

The ministers as Dumas's musketeers by Cham. Left to right Falloux as Aramis, Barrot as Athos, Buffet as Porthos and Faucher as d'Artagnan

The ministers were:[3]

Ministry Start End Minister
President of Council, Justice 20 December 1848 2 June 1849 Odilon Barrot
Foreign Affairs 20 December 1848 2 June 1849 Édouard Drouyn de Lhuys
Finance 20 December 1848 2 June 1849 Hippolyte Passy
Interior 20 December 1848 29 December 1849 Léon de Maleville
Interior 29 December 1848 May 1849 Léon Faucher (resigned in May 1849)[4]
Public Works 20 December 1848 29 December 1849 Léon Faucher
Public Works 29 December 1848 2 June 1849 Théobald de Lacrosse
Navy and Colonies 20 December 1848 2 June 1849 Victor Destutt de Tracy
War 20 December 1848 2 June 1849 General Joseph Marcellin Rulhières
Public Education and Religious Worship 20 December 1848 2 June 1849 Frédéric Alfred Pierre, comte de Falloux
Agriculture and Commerce 20 December 1848 29 December 1849 Jacques Alexandre Bixio
Agriculture and Commerce 29 December 1848 2 June 1849 Louis Buffet

References[edit]

Citations

  1. ^ Robertson 1952, p. 102.
  2. ^ Ministére du 2 juin 1849, p. 340.
  3. ^ Muel 1890, p. 248.
  4. ^ Augello & Guidi 2005, p. 133.

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