Guizot, François, 1787-1874Alternative names
François Pierre Guillaume Guizot (1787-1874) was a French historian and statesman. A constitutional monarchist, he was one of the most significant politicians during Louis Philippe's July Monarchy, holding various offices including Minister of Education (1832-1837) and Prime Minister (1847-1848). He was forced to resign from politics during the Revolution of 1848 and afterward focused on his work as a historian.
From the guide to the François Guizot Letter, 1848, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries)
- Politics, government and public administration
- Lowestoft (England) (as recorded)