First ministry of Louis-Philippe

The First ministry of Louis-Philippe was announced on 11 August 1830 by King Louis Philippe I two days after he had become king. It replaced the Provisional Ministry announced on 1 August 1830. On 2 November 1830 it was replaced by the Cabinet of Jacques Laffitte.

First ministry of Louis-Philippe

cabinet of France
Date formed11 August 1830
Date dissolved2 November 1830
People and organisations
Head of stateLouis Philippe I
PredecessorProvisional Ministry
SuccessorCabinet of Jacques Laffitte


Louis Philippe did not designate a president of the council. Jacques-Charles Dupont de l'Eure, keeper of the seals as Minister of Justice, countersigned the ordinances issued by his colleagues. Victor de Broglie was president of the council of state. The ministers were:[1]

Portfolio Holder Party
President of the Council of Ministers Louis Philippe I
(Personal union with the Crown)
Minister of the Interior François Guizot Orléanist
Minister of Justice Jacques-Charles Dupont Orléanist
Minister of Foreign Affairs Louis-Mathieu Molé Orléanist
Minister of War Marshal Count Gérard Orléanist
Minister of the Navy and Colonies Marshal Horace Sébastiani Orléanist
Minister of Finance The Baron Louis Orléanist
Minister of Public Education and Worship The Duke of Broglie Orléanist
Ministers without portfolio
N/A Jacques Laffitte[2] Orléanist
Casimir Perier[3] Orléanist
André Dupin[4] Orléanist
The Baron Bignon[5] Orléanist


  1. Muel 1891, p. 178.
  2. Hamilton 1991, p. 53.
  3. Freitag, Mösslang & Wende 2002, p. 573.
  4. Irwin 1996, p. 344.
  5. Talleyrand 1891, p. 228.


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