Fonfrède, Henri

BORN 21 Feb 1788, Bordeaux, Gironde - DIED 23 Jul 1841, Bordeaux, Gironde
GRAVE LOCATION Bordeaux, Gironde: Cimetière de la Chartreuse, 180 rue Georges Bonnac (Série 02, No 93/94)

Henri Fondrède was the son of Jean-Baptiste Boyer-Fonfrède. a deputy to the National Convention who voted for the death of Louis XVI and ended under the guillotine. Henri was exiled by Louis XVIII in 1815, but he returned to Bordeaux in 1816. There he founded a trading house with his uncle, the shipowner Armand Ducos.

He was editor of the newspaper "La Tribune" in Bordeaux before he founded "l’Indicateur de Bordeaux" in 1826 and the "Courrier de Bordeaux" in 1837. During the July Monarchy he became a royalist. In 1839 he published "Du gouvernement du roi et des limites constitutionnelles de la prérogative parlementaire". He died in 1841.

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The grave of Henri Fonfréde at the Cimetière de la Chartreuse, Bordeaux.
Picture by Androom (12 May 2017)


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Published: 12 Nov 2017
Last update: 25 Apr 2022