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Noun: Anne Robert Jacques Turgot
  1. French economist who in 1774 was put in control of finances by Louis XVI; his proposals for reforms that involved abolishing feudal privileges made him unpopular with the aristocracy and in 1776 he was dismissed (1727-1781)
    - Turgot

Type of: economic expert, economist

Encyclopedia: Anne Robert Jacques Turgot, Baron de L'Aulne