Born in Paris. During political upheavals in France he was backwards and forwards between London and Paris for the year January 1792-3 when he was expelled from Britain and went to the USA. 1830-4 he was the French ambassador to London and played a major role in the London Conference which effectively achieved the recognition of Belgium as an independent state. Buried in a chapel near the château of Valençay.
Lived in Hampstead at one time (see our Samuel Sanders Teulon page).