François Pierre Guillaume Guizot (French: [fʁɑ̃swa pjɛʁ ɡijom ɡizo]; 4 October 1787 – 12 September 1874) was a French historian, orator, and statesman. Guizot was a dominant figure in French politics prior to the Revolution of 1848.
François Guizot, (born October 4, 1787, Nîmes, France—died October 12, 1874, Val-Richer), French political figure and historian who, as leader of the conservative constitutional monarchists during the July Monarchy (1830–48), was the dominant minister in France.
François Guizot, né le 4 octobre 1787 à Nîmes et mort le 12 septembre 1874 à Saint-Ouen-le-Pin, est un historien et homme d'État français, membre de l'Académie française à partir de 1836, plusieurs fois ministre sous la monarchie de Juillet, en particulier des Affaires étrangères de 1840 à 1848 et président du Conseil en 1847 ...
François Guizot, born in 1787 during the reign of Louis XVI, was one of the most prominent figures in France and in Europe for over half a century until his death in 1874, when Mac Mahon was President of the newly established Third Republic. A Protestant bourgeois, he was considered to be the greatest historian of his time, introducing the ...
François Pierre Guillaume Guizot. The French statesman and historian François Pierre Guillaume Guizot (1787-1874) was a cold and clever politician whose refusal to grant electoral reforms precipitated the February Revolution of 1848. His scholarly publications, however, have been widely praised.
The life of François Guizot spans practically the whole of the XIX th century. He was born into a Protestant family on October 4, 1787 – during the Ancien Régime – and he died on September 12, 1874, as Third Republic was being establishment. He marked his century as an intellectual and as a man of action.
François Guizot (1787-1874): Condition of the July Monarchy, 1830-1848. Guizot was a French academic politician, who served Louis Philippe as minister of public instruction (1832-37). He was the main power after 1840 and became premier in 1847. His government was overthrown in Febrary 1848.
8 François Guizot, Democracy in France (London, 1849), p. v. 9 Douglas Johnson described the text as failing to give, in his words, 'any definition of the word "democracy" ' (Douglas Johnson, Guizot: Aspects of French History, 1787-1874 (London, 1962), p. 86). Pierre Rosanvallon contended it as 'very violent' and
François Pierre Guillaume Guizot ( French: [fʁɑ̃swa pjɛʁ ɡijom ɡizo]; 4 October 1787 – 12 September 1874) was a French historian, orator, and statesman. Guizot was a dominant figure in French politics prior to the Revolution of 1848.