Turgot

[ tyr-goh ]
/ türˈgoʊ /

noun

Anne Ro·bert Jacques [an raw-ber -zhahk], /ˈan rɔˈbɛr ˈʒɑk/, 1727–81, French statesman, financier, and economist.

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Turgot
/ (French tyrɡo) /

noun

Anne Robert Jacques (ɑn rɔbɛr ʒak). 1727–81, French economist and statesman. As controller general of finances (1774–76), he attempted to abolish feudal privileges, incurring the hostility of the aristocracy and his final dismissal
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