Sentence Examples

  • JACQUES NECKER (1732-1804), French statesman, finance minister of Louis XVI., was born at Geneva in Switzerland.
  • Jacques Necker had been sent to Paris in 1747 to become a clerk in the bank of a friend of his father, M.
  • Thellusson superintended the bank in London (his grandson was made a peer as Lord Rendlesham), while Necker was managing partner in Paris.
  • In 1763 Necker fell in love with Madame de Vermenou, the widow of a French officer.
  • There Necker, transferring his love from the widow to the poor Swiss girl, married Suzanne before the end of the year.

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