Minister of Commerce (France)

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The Minister of Commerce was a cabinet member in the Government of France. The position sometimes included responsibility for other government departments such as Public Works, Interior, Agriculture and Posts, Telegraphs and Telephones. The position has largely been merged today into the expanded Ministry of the Economy, Finance and Industry.

Officeholders[edit]

Ministers of Commerce & Manufacturing[edit]

In 1812 Napoleon created a Ministry of Commerce and Manufacturing (Ministère du Commerce et des Maunfactures), which he assigned to Jean-Baptiste Collin de Sussy. That ministry was suppressed in 1814.[1]

A royal ordinance of 22 January 1828 recreated the Ministry of Commerce and Manufacturing, which covered manufacturing and interior and exterior commerce, which were detached from the Ministry of the Interior. The ministry was suppressed by ordinance of 8 August 1829, and these services were again made part of the department of the interior.[2]

Ministers of Commerce and Public works[edit]

An ordinance of 17 March 1831 created the Ministry of Commerce and Public works (Ministère du Commerce et des Travaux publics), to which the minister had been named on 13 March 1831. This ministry included agriculture, subsistence, stud farms, interior and exterior commerce and statistics, detached from the department of the Interior.[2]

Ministers of Commerce[edit]

A royal ordinance of 6 April 1834 created the Ministry of Commerce (Ministère du Commerce), with the same functions as the Ministry of Commerce and Public works .[2]

Ministers of Commerce and Public works[edit]

An ordinance of 2 March 1836 recreated the Ministry of Commerce and Public works, with the added responsibilities of bridges, roads and mines.[2]

  • 22 February 1836 – 6 September 1836 : Hippolyte Passy
  • 6–19 September 1836 : Comte Duchatel (interim)

Ministers of Public Works, Agriculture and Commerce[edit]

An ordinance of 19 September 1836 changed the name without changing the function, to the Ministère des travaux publics, d'agriculture et du commerce'.[2]

Ministers of Agriculture and Commerce[edit]

A royal ordinance of 23 May 1839 reconstituted the ministry as Agriculture and Commerce, with the same duties as that of the ordinance of 6 April 1834.[2]

Ministers of the Interior, Agriculture and Commerce[edit]

A decree of 25 January 1852 reunited the Ministry of Agriculture and Commerce with that of the Interior, under the title Ministère de l'intérieur, de l'agriculture et du commerce.[2]

Ministers of Agriculture, Commerce and Public Works[edit]

A decree of 23 June 1853 reinstated the Ministry of Agriculture, Commerce and Public Works.[2]

Ministers of Agriculture and Commerce[edit]

A decree of 17 July 1869 reestablished the Ministry of Agriculture and Commerce as it had been before the decree of 25 January 1852.[2]

Minister of Commerce and Colonies[edit]

Ministers of Commerce[edit]

Ministers of Commerce and Industry[edit]

Ministers of Commerce, Industry, Posts, and Telegraphs[edit]

Ministers of Commerce and Industry[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i France, Académie d'agriculture de (1877). Mëmoires. pp. 385ff. 
  3. ^ a b c "TIRARD Pierre". Senate of France. Retrieved 2015-07-13. 
  4. ^ a b "Maurice, Pierre ROUVIER". Assemblee Nationale. Retrieved 2015-07-13. 
  5. ^ a b c "Pierre LEGRAND". Assemblee Nationale. Retrieved 2015-07-13. 
  6. ^ "Anne, Charles HÉRISSON". Assemblee Nationale. Retrieved 2015-07-13. 
  7. ^ a b "Lucien, Auguste DAUTRESME" (in French). Assemblee Nationale. Retrieved 2015-07-13. 
  8. ^ "Edouard SIMON DIT LOCKROY". Assemblee Nationale. Retrieved 2015-07-13. 
  9. ^ Jolly, Jean (1977). "Georges, Edouard, Félix BONNEFOUS". dictionnaire des parlementaires français de 1889 à 1940 (in French). Retrieved 2015-07-15. 
  10. ^ Neri-Ultsch, Daniela (2005). Sozialisten und Radicaux - eine schwierige Allianz: Linksbündnisse in der Dritten Französischen Republik, 1919-1938. Oldenbourg Verlag. p. 512. ISBN 978-3-486-57689-4. 
  11. ^ "Décès de l'ancien ministre Jean-Marcel Jeanneney". La Croix. 2010-09-17. Retrieved 2015-07-14. 
  12. ^ "Yves GUÉNA". Constitutional Council. Retrieved 2015-07-14. 
  13. ^ "Jean-Pierre Raffarin". Government of France. Retrieved 2015-07-14.