anne robert j. turgot


Anne Robert Jacques [an raw-ber zhahk] , 1727–81, French statesman, financier, and economist. Unabridged
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Turgot (French tyrɡo)
Anne Robert Jacques (ɑn rɔbɛr ʒak). 1727--81, French economist and statesman. As controller general of finances (1774--76), he attempted to abolish feudal privileges, incurring the hostility of the aristocracy and his final dismissal

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