- Prince de, title of Auguste Jules Armand Marie de Polignac. 1780–1847, French statesman; prime minister (1829–30) to Charles X: his extreme royalist and ultramontane policies provoked the 1830 revolution and cost Charles X the throne
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Polignac's brigade, on the left of Gray's, also suffered heavily.
Polignac, in charge of division, was conspicuous in this action.
Polignac is gone to Paris, but the Duke thinks not to be Minister.The Greville Memoirs
Charles C. F. Greville
He was there when the Polignac Administration was appointed.
The conversation now turned from the Jesuits to the Charter and Polignac.O. T.
Hans Christian Andersen