Théophile Aube

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Hyacinthe Laurent Théophile Aube
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Born (1826-11-22)November 22, 1826
Toulon, Var, France
Died December 31, 1890(1890-12-31) (aged 64)
Toulon
Allegiance  France
Service/branch Navy
Years of service 1755-1791
Rank Vice Admiral
Other work French Minister of Marine

Hyacinthe Laurent Théophile Aube (22 November 1826, Toulon, Var – 31 December 1890, Toulon) was a French admiral, who held several important governmental positions during the Third Republic.

Aube served as Governor of Martinique between 1879 and 1881, and as the French Minister of Marine from January 7, 1886 to May 30, 1887. He was an ardent supporter of the Jeune École and he temporarily stopped construction work on several battleships during his time in office.