Victor DE BROGLIE

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French Minister and Secretary of state (before French Fifth Republic), Ambassador, Diplomat, Civil servant, Royal and noble family

FrenchBorn Achille Léonce Victor Charles DE BROGLIE

French politician

Born on November 29, 1785 in Paris, France , France

Died on January 25, 1870 in Paris, France

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Victor de Broglie was born in Paris, the youngest child and only son of Charles-Louis-Victor, prince de Broglie and grandson of Victor-François, 2nd duc de Broglie. While his grandfather emigrated, his parents were imprisoned during the Terror. His father was guillotined in 1794, but his mother the former Countess Sophie de Rosen (Paris 10 Mar 1764 – Paris 31 Oct 1828) managed to escape to Switzerland, where she remained until the fall of Robespierre. She then returned to Paris with her children – three older daughters and one son– and lived there quietly until 1796, when she married the Marc-René-Voyer ...   Victor de Broglie was born in Paris, the youngest child and only son of Charles-Louis-Victor, prince de Broglie and grandson of Victor-François, 2nd duc de Broglie. While his grandfather emigrated, his parents were imprisoned during the Terror. His father was guillotined in 1794, but his mother the former Countess Sophie de Rosen (Paris 10 Mar 1764 – Paris 31 Oct 1828) managed to escape to Switzerland, where she remained until the fall of Robespierre. She then returned to Paris with her children – three older daughters and one son– and lived there quietly until 1796, when she married the Marc-René-Voyer de Paulmy, marquis d'Argenson, grandson of Louis XV's minister of war. On his grandfather's death in 1804, Victor de Broglie became the third duc de Broglie.



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