Édouard Thouvenel

Édouard Thouvenel (1818-1866).

Édouard Antoine de Thouvenel (11 November 1818, Verdun, Meuse – 18 October 1866) was ambassador to the Ottoman Empire from 1855 to 1860, and French Minister of Foreign Affairs from 1860 to 1862.[1][2]


  1. One War at a Time by Dean B. Mahin, p.96-97
  2. The Ottoman Crimean War (1853-1856) - Page 332 Candan Badem - 2010 -"The French ambassador Édouard-Antoine de Thouvenel first succeeded in having Abdülmecid accept the order of Legion d'Honneur. Other ambassadors had also offered orders to the sultan but he had"
Political offices
Preceded by
Jules Baroche
Minister of Foreign Affairs
24 January 1860 15 October 1862
Succeeded by
Édouard Drouyn de Lhuys

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