Paris Municipal Commission Ministry of 1830
The Paris Municipal Commission Ministry of 1830 was proclaimed by the Paris Municipal Commission on 31 July 1830, after the revolution in which the Bourbon Restoration monarchy was deposed. One day later, it was replaced by a provisional government named by Louis Philippe I of Orléans.
|Paris Municipal Commission Ministry of 1830|
cabinet of France
|Date formed||31 July 1830|
|Date dissolved||1 August 1830|
|Predecessor||Ministry of Casimir de Rochechouart de Mortemart|
|Successor||French Provisional Ministry of 1830|
The Ordinances of 25 July 1830 suspended the constitution. Paris was calm the next day, although there were stirrings of protest against the blows the ordinances had dealt against the powers of the legislators and the press. Most of the deputies in Paris met at Casimir Pierre Périer's house on 27 July, but although they made speeches and were urged to act by Audry de Puyraveau, François Mauguin and Labbey de Pompières, they were unwilling to launch a protest. The deputies from the Left met at Audry's house on 28 July. On 29 July 1830 the deputies met at Jacques Laffitte's house and named an interim Municipal Commission composed of Jacques Laffitte, Casimir Pierre Périer, Georges Mouton, Auguste de Schonen, Pierre-François Audry de Puyraveau and François Mauguin. General Lafayette was appointed commander of the National Guard.
|Paris Municipal Commission||Casimir Perier||Constitutional (Legitimist)|
|Marshal Georges Mouton||Constitutional (Orléanist)|
|François Mauguin||Constitutional (Republican)|
|Pierre-François Audry||Constitutional (Republican)|
|Auguste de Schonen||Constitutional (Orléanist)|
|Minister of the Interior||The Duke of Broglie||Constitutional (Orléanist)|
|Minister of Public Works|
|Minister of Justice||Jacques-Charles Dupont||Constitutional (Republican)|
|Minister of Foreign Affairs||The Baron Bignon||Constitutional (Orléanist)|
|Minister of War||Marshal Count Gérard||Constitutional (Orléanist)|
|Minister of the Navy||Admiral Count of Rigny||None|
|Minister of Finance||The Baron Louis||Constitutional (Orléanist)|
|Minister of Public Education||François Guizot||Constitutional (Orléanist)|
Louis Philippe entered Paris on 31 July 1830 and, according to Louis Blanc, "the revolution was betrayed". The municipal commission and Lafayette created a movable National Guard, in which soldiers would be paid 30 sous per day. This was not put into effect, but served to help the people disperse and disarm. Louis Philippe was declared Lieutenant-General of France on 31 July 1830. On 2 August 1830 Charles X of France formally abdicated, and on 9 August 1830 Louis Philippe took the oath of office as King.
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