French Provisional Ministry of 1830

The French Provisional Ministry of 1830 was announced on 1 August 1830 by Louis-Philippe d'Orléans in his capacity as Lieutenant General of the kingdom. It replaced the Paris Municipal Commission Ministry announced the day before after the revolution in which the Bourbon Restoration monarchy was deposed. On 11 August 1830 it was replaced by the First ministry of Louis-Philippe.

French Provisional Ministry of 1830

cabinet of France
Date formed1 August 1830
Date dissolved11 August 1830
People and organisations
Head of stateLouis-Philippe d'Orléans
PredecessorParis Municipal Commission Ministry of 1830
SuccessorFirst ministry of Louis-Philippe


On 1 August 1830 Louis-Philippe first announced that the ministers named by the Paris Municipal Commission should retain their positions. Later that day he announced various changes.[1] The ministers were:[2]

Portfolio Holder Party
President of the Council of Ministers
Lieutenant-General of the Realm
The Duke of Orléans None
Minister of the Interior François Guizot Orléanist
Minister of Justice Jacques-Charles Dupont Orléanist
Minister of Foreign Affairs General The Count Jourdan Indifferent/Constitutional
Minister of War Marshal Count Gérard Orléanist
Minister of the Navy Admiral Count of Rigny None
Minister of Finance The Baron Louis Orléanist
Minister of Public Education The Baron Bignon Indifferent/Constitutional


  1. France 1831, pp. 15ff.
  2. Muel 1891, p. 168.


  • France (1831). Bulletin des lois de la République franc̜aise. Imprimerie nationale. Retrieved 21 March 2014.
  • Muel, Léon (1891). Gouvernements, ministères et constitutions de la France depuis cent ans: Précis historique des révolutions, des crises ministérielles et gouvernementales, et des changements de constitutions de la France depuis 1789 jusqu'en 1890 ... Marchal et Billard. Retrieved 22 March 2014.
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