Definition of Necker, Jacques in English:

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Necker, Jacques

Pronunciation: /ˈnekər/ /neˈker/
(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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Syllabification: Nec·ker, Jacques

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