La Rochefoucauld-Liancourt, The Duke of

La Rochefoucauld-Liancourt, The Duke of
La Rochefoucauld-Liancourt, The Duke of
Opposed during the last years of the reign of Louis XV to the government of Maupeou, and the friend of all the reformers who surrounded Louis XVI, he owed to the influence of these economists the favour of the king

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