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Commissioners of the Committee of Public Safety

Commissioners of the Committee of Public Safety
 France
of France
Date formed 1 April 1794
Date dissolved 1 November 1795
People and organisations
Head of state Committee of Public Safety
History
Previous Ministers of the French National Convention
Successor French Directory

The Commissioners of the Committee of Public Safety were appointed by the French Committee of Public Safety to oversee the various administrative departments between 1 April 1794 and 1 November 1795.

History

On 12 Germinal year II (1 April 1794) Lazare Carnot proposed to suppress the executive council and the six ministers, replacing the ministers with twelve committees reporting to the Committee of Public Safety. The proposal was unanimously adopted by the National Convention.[1]

The commissioners were dismissed when a new set of ministers was named by the French Directory on 3 November 1795.[2]

Committees

Twelve committees were appointed, each composed of two members and one assistant, reporting to the Committee of Public Safety. The commissions were:[3]

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