Definition of Necker, Jacques in English:

Necker, Jacques

Syllabification: Nec·ker, Jacques
Pronunciation: /ˈnekər, neˈker
 
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( 1732–1804), Swiss-born banker and director general of French finances (1777–81; 1788–89). In 1789 he recommended summoning the States General and was dismissed, this being one of the factors that resulted in the storming of the Bastille.

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