Louis-Eugène Cavaignac

French general and politician (1802-1857)

Louis-Eugène Cavaignac (French pronunciation: ​[lwi øʒɛn kavɛɲak]; 15 October 1802 in Paris – 28 October 1857) was a French general. He was Chief of the Executive Power between June 1848 to December 1848. He also was Prime Minister of France at the same time.[1]

Louis-Eugène Cavaignac
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Chief of the Executive Power
In office
28 June 1848 – 20 December 1848
Preceded byFrançois Arago
as President of the Executive Commission
Succeeded byLouis-Napoléon Bonaparte
as President of the Republic
Prime Minister of France
In office
28 June 1848 – 20 December 1848
Preceded byFrançois Arago
Succeeded byOdilon Barrot
Minister of War
In office
17 May 1848 – 29 June 1848
PresidentExecutive Commission
Prime MinisterFrançois Arago
Preceded byJean-Baptiste-Adolphe Charras
Succeeded byJuchault de Lamoricière
In office
20 March 1848 – 5 April 1848
PresidentJacques Dupont de l’Eure
Prime MinisterJacques Dupont de l’Eure
Preceded byJacques Gervais Subervie
Succeeded byFrançois Arago
Governor of Algeria
In office
24 February 1848 – 29 April 1848
PresidentJacques Dupont de l’Eure
Prime MinisterJacques Dupont de l’Eure
Preceded byHenri d'Orléans
Succeeded byNicolas Changarnier
Personal details
Born15 October 1802
Paris, French Republic
Died28 October 1857(1857-10-28) (aged 55)
Ourne, Sarthe, French Empire
Political partyModerate Republican
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  1.   This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainChisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Cavaignac, Louis Eugène". Encyclopædia Britannica. 5 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 561.