| Share

Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne

Bourrienne, Louis Antoine Fauvelet de (lwē äNtwänˈ fōvəlāˈ də bōrēĕnˈ) [key], 1769–1834, French political figure. He was a friend and for a time (1797–1802) private secretary to Napoleon, who made him a councillor of state. Bourrienne later supported the Bourbon restoration and was elected to the chamber of deputies, where he was a spokesman for the ultraroyalist followers of King Charles X. His memoirs (10 vol., 1829–31) are vivid but untrustworthy.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

See more Encyclopedia articles on: French History: Biographies

Premium Partner Content
HighBeam Research
Documents Images and Maps Reference
(from Newspapers, Magazines, Journals, Newswires, Transcripts and Books)

Research our extensive archive of more than 80 million articles from 6,500 publications.

Additional search results provided by HighBeam Research, LLC. © Copyright 2005. All rights reserved.

24 X 7

Private Tutor

Click Here for Details
24 x 7 Tutor Availability
Unlimited Online Tutoring
1-on-1 Tutoring