Etienne François DE CHOISEUL

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Politician in the French Ancien Régime

FrenchBorn Etienne François DE CHOISEUL

French military officer, diplomat and statesman

Born on June 28, 1719 in Nancy, France , France

Died on May 08, 1785 in Paris, France

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The eldest son of François Joseph de Choiseul, marquis de Stainville (1700–1770), Étienne-François was born in Nancy in the Duchy of Lorraine where his father was one of the leading advisors to the Duke of Lorraine who ruled an independent French-speaking state with close cultural and political links with France. At birth, he bore the title of Comte de Stainville. In 1737 Stephen Henry, Duke of Lorraine was pressured into giving up Lorraine and becoming ruler of Tuscany in Italy. Realising that continue loyalty to the House of Lorraine would limit his opportunities, Étienne François transferred his allegiance towards France.



© Copyright Wikipédia authors - This article is under licence CC BY-SA 3.0 ...   The eldest son of François Joseph de Choiseul, marquis de Stainville (1700–1770), Étienne-François was born in Nancy in the Duchy of Lorraine where his father was one of the leading advisors to the Duke of Lorraine who ruled an independent French-speaking state with close cultural and political links with France. At birth, he bore the title of Comte de Stainville. In 1737 Stephen Henry, Duke of Lorraine was pressured into giving up Lorraine and becoming ruler of Tuscany in Italy. Realising that continue loyalty to the House of Lorraine would limit his opportunities, Étienne François transferred his allegiance towards France.



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