Anne Robert Jacques Turgot de
The French Budget
was finance minister of France from
King Louis XVI.
Anne Robert Jacques Turgot,
contrôleur général des finances or controller general of finances
Oil on canvas by an unknown artist,
Turgot's main feat were his Six Edicts, which he put forward
He received a lot of heat for
But, while trying to keep France's
money together, he also made enemies by being against French
support for American revolutionaries (see also
He was fired on May 12, 1776.
Portrait of Anne Robert Jacques Turgot,
intendant of Limousin
Oil on canvas by unknown artist 1822
after the painting of
Francois-Hubert Drouais 1767
© REGION LIMOUSIN.
Service de l’inventaire et du patrimoine culturel.
Tableau : portrait en buste de Anne-Rober-Jacques TURGOT,
Préfecture de Limoges
Photographer: Philippe Rivière. 1998.