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French economist who in 1774 was put in control of finances by Louis XVI; his proposals for reforms that involved abolishing feudal privileges made him unpopular with the aristocracy and in 1776 he was dismissed (1727-1781) Anne Robert Jacques Turgot , Turgot
right to hold unpopular ideas freedom of thought
king of Sweden who increased the royal power and waged an unpopular war against Russia (1746-1792) Gustavus , Gustavus III
queen of France (as wife of Louis XVI) who was unpopular; her extravagance and opposition to reform contributed to the overthrow of the monarchy; she was guillotined along with her husband (1755-1793) Marie Antoinette
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