Related Overviews

Mme de Staël (1766—1817) writer and salon leader

Jacques Necker (1732—1804) Swiss-born banker and director general of French finances (1777–81; 1788–9)

Karl Viktor von Bonstetten (1745—1832)

Benjamin Constant (1767—1830)

See all related overviews in Oxford Index » »


More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Literature


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

A château on the shores of Lake Geneva between Geneva and Lausanne bought in 1784 by Jacques Necker, father of Germaine de Staël. It is most usually remembered for the ...

Subjects: Literature.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.