Ministry of Jean-Joseph Dessolles

The Ministry of Jean-Joseph Dessolles was formed on 29 December 1818 after the dismissal of the First ministry of Armand-Emmanuel du Plessis de Richelieu by King Louis XVIII of France. It was dissolved on 19 November 1819 and replaced by the Ministry of Élie Decazes.

Ministry of Jean-Joseph Dessolles
cabinet of France
Date formed29 December 1818
Date dissolved19 November 1819
People and organisations
Head of stateLouis XVIII of France
Head of governmentJean-Joseph, Marquis Dessolles
PredecessorFirst ministry of Armand-Emmanuel du Plessis de Richelieu
SuccessorMinistry of Élie Decazes


The ministers were:[1]

Portfolio Holder Party
President of the Council of Ministers The Marquis Dessolles Constitutional
Minister of Foreign Affairs The Marquis Dessolles Constitutional
Minister of the Interior The Count Decazes Constitutional
Minister of Justice The Count of Serre Constitutional
Minister of War Marshal Marquis of Saint-Cyr None
Minister of Finance The Baron Louis Constitutional
Minister of the Navy and Colonies The Baron Portal None


  1. Muel 1891, p. 130.


  • 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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