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Suzanne Necker

(1739—1794)


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(1739–94)

Née Curchod, a Swiss woman, at one time engaged to Edward Gibbon; she became the wife of Jacques Necker, the French financier and statesman. She was prominent in French ...

Subjects: Literature — Modern History (1700 to 1945).


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