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Chevalier Georges Benoit de Najac

Date of Birth22.11.1748 - Versailles ref:673
First Known Service1767ref:673
WifeHenriette Marie Laurence Le Conte - Married 7.10.1788, Lorient FWIKI
Last Known Service7.1815ref:673
Date of Death26.11.1823 - Paris ref:673
Burialc.11.1823 - Père Lachaise, Paris ref:673

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
1767 Appointed Aspirant-Elève Commissaire de la Marine at Brestref:673
1771 Appointed Elève Commissaire de la Marine at Brestref:673
1774 Appointed Sous-Commissaire de la Marine at Brestref:673
17781779Appointed Commissaire Ordinaire des Ports et Arsenaux at Brest

in supernumerary

17791792Appointed Commissaire Ordinaire de la Marineref:673
1786 Appointed Commissaire Ordinaire de la Marine at Lorient

by interim "Ordonnateur"

1787 Appointed Commissaire Ordinaire de la Marine at Bordeaux

by interim "Ordonnateur"

8.9.178915.10.1789Appointed Maire at LorientFWIKI
1790 Conseiller Général du Morbihan.ref:673
1792 Appointed Député Suppléant de l'Assemblée Nationale Législativeref:673
10.17922.1793Appointed Ordonnateur de la Marine at Dunkirk

"Chef d'Administration" avec fonction Ordonnateur

17931794Appointed Ordonnateur de la Marine at St Malo

He negotiated in particular important exchanges of prisoners with the English .

He was dismissed as a nobleman , arrested and then released .

2.17934.1793Appointed Adjoint du Ministre pour les Coloniesref:673
3.1795 Appointed Agent Maritime at Toulonref:673
8.17971798Appointed Commissaire Principal et Ordonnateur at Toulon

He was noticed by Bonaparte who congratulated him for the major role played in the preparation of the expedition to Egypt .

9.1798 Appointed Ordonnateur de la Marine at Brest

He prepared and ensured the departure of the squadron commanded by Vice-Admiral Bruix , made up of 25 vessels , which broke the English blockade and managed to reach the Mediterranean .

1800 Appointed Membre du Comité de la Marine au Conseil d’Etatref:673
1801 Préfet du Rhône at Lyonref:673
180226.11.1823Appointed Membre de l’Académie des Sciences , Belles lettres et Arts


30.10.1803 Appointed Chevalier de la Légion d'honneurref:673
15.6.1804 Appointed Commandeur de la Légion d'honneurref:673
1806 Appointed Ordonnateur de la Marine at Venice

for Venetian Province .

1808 Appointed Conseiller d'Etat

for life .

26.4.1808 Created 1st Comte de l'Empire de NajacFWIKI
1810 He is in charge of the organization of Tuscany .ref:673
18111812Appointed Intendant Général

for the Illyrian Provinces .

1.1.1812 He is "donataire" ?? in Illyria by Imperial Decree .ref:673
5.18143.1815Appointed Intendant des Classes

Under the Restoration, he was class intendant and president of the Commission for the reclassification of Civil Officers : no date .

Falls out of favor with the second return of the Bourbons .

7.1814 Appointed Chevalier de l’Ordre Royal et Militaire de Saint-Louisref:673
3.18157.1815Appointed Conseiller d'Etat

During the Hundred Days he sits on the Council of State : no date .


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