FRANCE: De Freycinet

Charles Louis de Saulces de Frey-cinet, veteran French statesman, died at his home in Paris, aged 94. He had lived during the reigns of Charles X and Louis Philippe, through the Second Republic, the regime of Louis Napoleon, through the first 52 years of the Third Republic. He was born at Foix in the Ariege, on November 14, 1828, was the son of Louis Claud de Saulces de Freycinet, celebrated navigator and savant, and belonged to an old Protestant family of Dauphiny—one of the most illustrious in France.


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