Jean-Jacques Challet-Venel

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Jean-Jacques Challet-Venel

Jean-Jacques Challet-Venel (11 May 1811 – 6 August 1893) was a Swiss politician and member of the Swiss Federal Council (1864-1872).

Challet was elected to the Federal Council of Switzerland on 12 July 1864 as the first member from the Canton of Geneva. He handed over office on 31 December 1872 after being voted out of office. He was affiliated with the Free Democratic Party of Switzerland. During his time in office he held the following departments:

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Preceded by
Giovanni Battista Pioda
Member of the Swiss Federal Council
1864–1872
Succeeded by
Eugène Borel