The sudden dismissal of jacques Necker by king louis xvi brought fame to desmoulins.
British Dictionary definitions for Necker
/ˈnɛkə; French nɛkɛr/
Jacques (ʒak). 1732–1804, French financier and statesman, born in Switzerland; finance minister of France (1777–81; 1788–90). He attempted to reform the fiscal system and in 1789 he recommended summoning the States General. His subsequent dismissal was one of the causes of the storming of the Bastille (1789)