|Minister of War of Kingdom of Romania|
February 21, 1891 – February 22, 1894
|Monarch||Carol I of Romania|
|Preceded by||Matei Vlădescu|
|Succeeded by||Lascăr Catargiu|
April 11, 1899 – February 13, 1901
|Preceded by||Anton Berindei|
|Succeeded by||Dimitrie Sturdza|
|Minister of Foreign Affairs of Romania|
December 22, 1904 – February 7, 1907
|Preceded by||Ion I. C. Brătianu|
|Succeeded by||Ioan Lahovary|
January 16, 1846|
|Died||February 7, 1907
Iacob Lahovary (Romanian: Iacob N. Lahovari; January 16, 1846 – February 7, 1907) was a member of the Romanian aristocracy, a general, politician and diplomat who served as the Minister of War and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kingdom of Romania.
Life and political career
Iacob Lahovary was the brother of Alexandru Lahovary and Ioan Lahovary both of whom served as foreign ministers. He attended the Bucharest School of Officers in 1859–1864, Polytechnical School in Paris in 1864–1870. He also graduated from Sorbonne University with a degree in Mathematics in 1870. As soon as Lahovary entered military service, he quickly rose in the ranks of the Romanian army: he became Second Lieutenant in 1864, Lieutenant in 1870, Captain) in 1871, Major in 1874, Lieutenant Colonel in 1877, Colonel in 1883, Brigadier in 1891 and General in 1900.
- Appletons' annual cyclopaedia and register of important events of the year 1899. United States: D. Appleton and Company. 1900. p. 755. Retrieved 2010-09-08.
- "Iacob Lahovary: de la Enciclopedia României" [Iacob Lahovary: from the Romanian Encyclopedia]. Retrieved 2010-09-07.
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