Second cabinet of Nicolas Jean-de-Dieu Soult

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Second cabinet of
Nicolas Jean-de-Dieu Soult
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cabinet of France
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Date formed 12 May 1839
Date dissolved 1 March 1840
People and organisations
Head of state Louis Philippe I
Head of government Nicolas Jean-de-Dieu Soult
Predecessor Transitional French cabinet of 1839
Successor Second cabinet of Adolphe Thiers

The Second cabinet of Nicolas Jean-de-Dieu Soult was announced on 12 May 1839 by King Louis Philippe I. It replaced the Transitional French cabinet of 1839.

After a defeat in the Chamber of Deputies on 20 February 1840, the ministers gave their resignations to the king.[1] The ministry was replaced on 1 March 1840 by the Second cabinet of Adolphe Thiers.[2]


The cabinet was created by ordinance of 12 May 1839. The ministers were:[1]


  1. ^ a b Muel 1891, p. 201.
  2. ^ Muel 1891, p. 202.