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Necker, Jacques Line breaks: Jacques Neck¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈnɛkə/

Definition of Necker, Jacques in English:

(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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