Ravez, Auguste

BORN 21 Oct 1770, Lyon - DIED 3 Sep 1849, Bordeaux, Gironde
BIRTH NAME Ravez, Auguste Simon Hubert Marie
GRAVE LOCATION Bordeaux, Gironde: Cimetière de la Chartreuse, 180 rue Georges Bonnac

Auguste Ravez was the son of a merchant from Lyon. He studied law, but early in his career he was accused of conspiracy and imprisoned. In 1792 he was released and he left Lyon for Bordeaux.

In bordeaux he worked as a magistrate and in 1816 he was elected deputy of the Gironde after the restoration in 1816. Louis XVIII appointed him under-secretary of state in the department of Justice in 1817. He was president of the Chamber of Deputies of the Departments fron 1818 to 1827 (with a short interruption in 1823-1824).

After the fall of the Bourbons in 1830 he returned to Bordeaux but he continued his relations with the Bourbons. After the revolution of 1848 he returned to politics and in 1849 he was elected deputy of the Gironde but he died soon afterwards. He was buried in Bordeaux in the vault of his daughter that had died in infancy.

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


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Rawlinson, Robert

Published: 11 Jun 2017
Last update: 02 May 2022