Argenson

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Argenson, derived from an old hamlet situated in what is now the département of Indre-et-Loire, is the name of a French family which produced some prominent statesmen, soldiers and men of letters. The family's noble affiliation dates from 1374

Principal members[edit]

Chronological list of the marquises of Argenson[edit]

The title of Argenson, in Touraine, was established as a marquisate in January 1700.

  1. 1700–1721 : Marc-René de Voyer de Paulmy d'Argenson (1652–1721), 1st Marquis d'Argenson
  2. 1721–1757 : René-Louis de Voyer de Paulmy d'Argenson (1694–1757), 2nd Marquis d'Argenson
  3. 1757–1787 : Marc-René de Voyer de Paulmy d'Argenson (1722–1787), 3rd Marquis d'Argenson
  4. 1787–1842 : Marc-René de Voyer de Paulmy d'Argenson (1771–1842), 4th Marquis d'Argenson
  5. 1842–1862 : Charles Marc-René de Voyer de Paulmy d'Argenson (1796–1862), 5th Marquis d'Argenson
  6. 1862–1897 : Marc-René Marie de Voyer de Paulmy d'Argenson (1836–1897), 6th Marquis d'Argenson
  7. 1897–1931 : Maurice Charles Marc-René de Voyer de Paulmy d'Argenson (1875–1931), 7th Marquis d'Argenson
  8. 1931–1975 : Marc-Pierre Aurélien Jean Henri de Voyer de Paulmy d'Argenson (1906–1975), 8th Marquis d'Argenson
  9. 1975–1999 : Marc-René François de Voyer de Paulmy d'Argenson (1948–1999), 9th Marquis d'Argenson
  10. 1999 : Jean-Denis Melchior de Voyer de Paulmy d'Argenson (°1952), 10th Marquis d'Argenson, (end of the line?)

References[edit]

  • Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Argenson" . Encyclopædia Britannica. 2 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. pp. 457–460.