Dupont de l'Eure


Dupont de l'Eure
(1767-1855)
   political figure
   Born in Le Neubourg, Eure, Jacques-Charles Dupont, or Dupont de l'Eure as he is known, was an advocate for the Parlement of Normandy, a member of the Council of Five Hundred under the directory (1797), a member of the Legislative Corps in 1813, and of the Chamber of Representatives during the hundred days. He sat as an opposition deputy during the restoration and, after having taken part in the revolution of july 1830, was for some time minister of justice before rejoining anew the ranks of the opposition under the July Monarchy. Dupont de l'Eure was named president of the provisional government in 1848.

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


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