Ministry of Élie Decazes

The Ministry of Élie Decazes was formed on 19 November 1819 after the dismissal of the Ministry of Jean-Joseph Dessolles by King Louis XVIII of France. It was dissolved on 17 February 1820 and replaced on 20 February 1820 by the Second ministry of Armand-Emmanuel du Plessis de Richelieu.

Ministry of Élie Decazes
cabinet of France
Date formed19 November 1819
Date dissolved17 February 1820
People and organisations
Head of stateLouis XVIII of France
Head of governmentÉlie, duc Decazes
PredecessorMinistry of Jean-Joseph Dessolles
SuccessorSecond ministry of Armand-Emmanuel du Plessis de Richelieu


The ministers were:[1]

Portfolio Holder Party
President of the Council of Ministers The Count Decazes Constitutional
Minister of the Interior The Count Decazes Constitutional
Minister of Justice The Count of Serre Constitutional
Minister of Foreign Affairs The Baron Pasquier Constitutional
Minister of War General The Marquis of La Tour-Maubourg None
Minister of Finance Antoine Roy Constitutional
Minister of the Navy and Colonies The Baron Portal None


  1. Muel 1891, p. 132.


  • 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 14 April 2014.
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