Controller-General of Finances

Title

Controller-General of Finances

Relation

https://chnm.gmu.edu/revolution/d/1075/

Identifier

1075

Text

This post had control over the royal budget, tax collection, and many other aspects of administration. In the eighteenth century, the Controller- General of Finances was almost a prime minister. Under Louis XVI, many reform efforts emanated from this office.

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Citation

“Controller-General of Finances,” LIBERTY, EQUALITY, FRATERNITY: EXPLORING THE FRENCH REVOUTION, accessed June 14, 2024, https://revolution.chnm.org/d/1075.