Cabinet of Hugues-Bernard Maret

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Cabinet of Hugues-Bernard Maret
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cabinet of France
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Date formed 10 November 1834
Date dissolved 18 November 1834
People and organisations
Head of state Louis Philippe I
Head of government Hugues-Bernard Maret,
duc de Bassano
Predecessor Cabinet of
Étienne Maurice Gérard
Successor Cabinet of
Édouard Adolphe Mortier

The Cabinet of Hugues-Bernard Maret was announced on 10 November 1834 by King Louis Philippe I. It replaced the Cabinet of Étienne Maurice, comte Gérard.

The cabinet became known as the three-day ministry since the President of the council, Hugues-Bernard Maret, duc de Bassano resigned on 14 November 1834 following an outburst of ridicule in the press, led by the Moniteur. The cabinet was replaced on 18 November 1834 by the Cabinet of Édouard Adolphe Mortier.[1]


The cabinet was created by ordinance of 10 November 1834. The ministers were:[1]

Portfolio Holder Party
President of the Council of Ministers Hugues-Bernard Maret Centre
Minister of the Interior Hugues-Bernard Maret Centre
Minister of Justice and Worship Jean-Charles Persil Centre-right
Minister of Foreign Affairs Charles Joseph Bresson None
Minister of Finance Hippolyte Passy Centre
Minister of War Lt. General Simon Bernard None
Minister of the Navy and Colonies Charles Dupin Centre
Minister of Public Education Jean-Baptiste Teste Centre
Minister of Commerce


  1. ^ a b Muel 1891, pp. 189.