|Intro||member of the Swiss Federal Council|
|A.K.A.||Конте, Робер, Робер Контес, Контеc, Робер|
|Occupations||Politician Judge Lawyer|
|Birth||14 August 1847 (Valangin)|
|Death||17 November 1922 (La Tour-de-Peilz)|
|Politics||Free Democratic Party of Switzerland|
|Education||University of Neuchâtel, Heidelberg University, University of Paris (1896-1968)|
Robert Comtesse (14 August 1847, Valangin – 17 November 1922) was a Swiss politician and member of the Swiss Federal Council (1899-1912).
He was elected to the Federal Council of Switzerland on 14 December 1899 and resigned on 4 March 1912. He was affiliated to the Free Democratic Party.
While in office he held the following departments:
- Department of Finance (1900)
- Department of Justice and Police (1901)
- Department of Posts and Railways (1902, 1912)
- Department of Finance (1903, 1905–09, 1911)
- Political Department as President of the Confederation (1904, 1911)
"Quai Robert-Comtesse" in Neuchâtel and "Rue Robert-Comtesse" in Cernier are named after Comtesse.