French Head of State
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French Head of State was a transitional title for the head of the French government from August 1840 to February 1848. The title was held by Louis-Philippe of France, who was King of France. Following the establishment of the Second French Republic, this title was passed onto the President of the French Republic or also known as the Chairman of the Provisional Government of the French Republic.
A list of this title:
- Louis-Philippe of France: 1830–February 1848 as Head of State and King of France
- Jacques-Charles Dupont de l'Eure: February–May 1848 as chairman of the Provisional Government of the French Republic
- Executive Commissioners
- Louis Eugène Cavaignac: June–December 1848 as president of the Council of Ministers
- Napoleon III of France: December 1848 – 1870 as first formal President of the French Republic, later Emperor of the French.
- Louis Jules Trochu: 1870–1871 as chairman of the Government of National Defense
- Adolphe Thiers: 1871 as chairman of the Government of National Defense