Praslin, Gabriel de Choiseul-Chevigny, duke de

(1712-1785)
   military officer, diplomat
   Born in Paris, Gabriel de Choiseul-Chevigny, duke de Praslin assisted his cousin the duke de choiseul and succeeded him as foreign minister (Peace of Paris, 1763). He then reorganized the navy and undertook such projects as enlarging the port of Brest and sponsoring the exploratory voyages of the count de bougainville.

France. A reference guide from Renaissance to the Present . 1884.

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