Anne Ro·bert Jacques [anraw-ber-zhahk], /ˈan rɔˈbɛr ˈʒɑk/, 1727–81, French statesman, financier, and economist.
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How to use Turgot in a sentence
This, then, is the significance of the date of Turgot's birth.
Even with Michel-Etienne, the father of Turgot, we have here no dealing.
And Turgot's family was only of the secondary noblesse of the robe.
Turgot's piece treats half the subject as if it were the whole.
The king had once said pathetically: 'It is only M. Turgot and I who love the people.'
British Dictionary definitions for Turgot
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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