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Robert Comtesse

Robert Comtesse

member of the Swiss Federal Council
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Intro member of the Swiss Federal Council
A.K.A. Конте, Робер, Робер Контес, Контеc, Робер
Countries Switzerland
Occupations Politician Judge Lawyer
Gender male
Birth 14 August 1847 (Valangin)
Death 17 November 1922 (La Tour-de-Peilz)
Star sign Leo
Politics Free Democratic Party of Switzerland
Education University of Neuchâtel, Heidelberg University, University of Paris (1896-1968)
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Biography

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.

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http://www.hls-dhs-dss.ch/textes/d/D4460.php
http://www.hls-dhs-dss.ch/textes/f/F4460.php
http://www.hls-dhs-dss.ch/textes/i/I4460.php
https://www.admin.ch/gov/en/start.html
https://www.admin.ch/gov/en/start/federal-council/members-of-the-federal-council/robert-comtesse.html
https://d-nb.info/gnd/126430020
https://viaf.org/viaf/42829888
https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q118264
https://www.worldcat.org/identities/containsVIAFID/42829888
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