Louis Philippe DE SEGUR

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Poet, French Revolution & Empire, 19th Century, Ambassador, Diplomat, Civil servant

FrenchBorn Louis Philippe DE SEGUR

French diplomat and historian

Born on September 10, 1753 in Paris, France , France

Died on August 01, 1830

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Ségur was born in Paris, the son of Philippe Henri, marquis de Ségur and Louise Anne Madeleine de Vernon. He entered the army in 1769, served in the American War of Independence in 1781 as a colonel under Rochambeau. In 1784 he was sent as minister plenipotentiary to Saint Petersburg, where he was received into the intimacy of the empress Catherine II and wrote some comedies for her theatre. At Saint Petersburg he concluded (in January 1787) a commercial treaty which was exceedingly advantageous to France, and returned to Paris in 1789.



© Copyright Wikipédia authors - This article is under licence CC BY-SA 3.0 ...   Ségur was born in Paris, the son of Philippe Henri, marquis de Ségur and Louise Anne Madeleine de Vernon. He entered the army in 1769, served in the American War of Independence in 1781 as a colonel under Rochambeau. In 1784 he was sent as minister plenipotentiary to Saint Petersburg, where he was received into the intimacy of the empress Catherine II and wrote some comedies for her theatre. At Saint Petersburg he concluded (in January 1787) a commercial treaty which was exceedingly advantageous to France, and returned to Paris in 1789.



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