Antoine Blondel

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Antoine Philippe Léon Blondel
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Born(1795-11-16)16 November 1795
Paris, France
Died27 April 1886(1886-04-27) (aged 90)
Paris, France
NationalityFrench
OccupationPolitician
Known forMinister of Finance

Antoine Philippe Léon Blondel (16 November 1795 – 27 April 1886) was a French politician who was briefly Minister of Finance in the last cabinet of the French Second Republic.

Life[edit]

Antoine Léon Philippe Blondel was born in Paris on 16 November 1795. He followed an administrative career.[1] During the July Monarchy he was made a knight of the Legion of Honour on 1 January 1834, officer on 12 March 1837 and commander on 14 April 1844. In 1844 he was a counselor of state and director general of the forest administration.[2]

Blondel was appointed Minister of Finance on 26 October 1851.[3] On 23 November 1851 François-Xavier Joseph de Casabianca was transferred from the ministry of Agriculture to that of Finance.[4] In the Second French Empire Blondel was a counselor of state from 1854 until 8 October 1866. On 5 March 1866 he entered the imperial senate, where he sat until 4 September 1870 among the most devoted supporters of the regime. He died in Paris on 27 April 1886 at the age of 90.[1]

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  • "Blondel, Philippe Antoine Léon". Leonore (in French). Ministry of Culture. Retrieved 2014-01-16.
  • Galisset, Ch. M. (1852). Corps du droit français ou recueil complet des lois, décrets, ordonnances, sénatusconsultes, règlements ... publiés depuis 1789 jusqu'à nos jours (in French). Retrieved 2014-01-15.
  • Robert, Adolphe; Cougny, Gaston (1889a). "Blondel (Antoine Philippe Léon)". Dictionnaire des parlementaires français de 1789 à 1889 (PDF) (in French). 1. National Assembly of France. Retrieved 2014-01-09.
  • Robert, Adolphe; Cougny, Gaston (1889b). "Casabianca (Xavier, François, Joseph de)". Dictionnaire des parlementaires français de 1789 à 1889 (in French). National Assembly of France. Retrieved 2014-01-09.