Definition of Necker, Jacques in English:

Necker, Jacques

Line breaks: Jacques Neck¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈnɛkə
, nɛkɛʀ/
( 1732–1804), Swiss-born banker and director general of French finances (1777–81; 1788-9). In 1789 he recommended summoning the States General and was dismissed, this being one of the factors which resulted in the storming of the Bastille.

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