Pierre Marie (de Saint-Georges)

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Pierre Marie by Antoine Samuel Adam-Salomon circa 1840-1850

Pierre Marie (de Saint-Georges) or Alexandre-Pierre-Thomas-Amable Marie de Saint Georges was a French politician, fought on the barricades during the revolution of July.

Marie was born in Yonne on February 15, 1795 and entered public life as a lawyer under the Restoration. He was elected to the Chamber of Deputies in 1842 and held the seat until the February Revolution.

He became minister of public works in the provision government in 1848, but was forced out in May of that year. Marie was elected to the Executive Commission and became President of the National Assembly during June 1848. He was then made minister of justice in July 1848 and held the post till December 1848. Marie retired in May 1849 and retired to private life for over a decade. He returned briefly to politics in the 1860s and died on April 28, 1870.


Political offices
Preceded by
Jacques-Charles Dupont de l'Eure
Chairman of the Provisional Government of the French Republic
Head of State of France
Member of the Executive Commission along with:
François Arago
Louis-Antoine Garnier-Pagès
Alphonse de Lamartine
Alexandre Ledru-Rollin
Succeeded by
Louis-Eugène Cavaignac
President of the Council of Ministers