François Guizot

François Guizot

1787–1874

Nationality: French

Historical Period: The 19th Century

Guizot was a member of the French liberal group known as the “Doctrinaires” during the Restoration. He taught history, was elected to the Chamber of Deputies, and served as Minister of the Interior, then Education, and Foreign Affairs. After the fall of the July Monarchy he returned to his academic post.