|Minister of War of Kingdom of Romania|
February 21, 1891 – February 22, 1894
|Monarch||Carol I of Romania|
|Preceded by||Matei Vlădescu|
|Succeeded by||Lascăr Catargiu|
April 11, 1899 – February 13, 1901
|Preceded by||Anton Berindei|
|Succeeded by||Dimitrie Sturdza|
|Minister of Foreign Affairs of Romania|
December 22, 1904 – February 7, 1907
|Preceded by||Ion I. C. Brătianu|
|Succeeded by||Ioan Lahovary|
|Born||January 16, 1846|
|Died||February 7, 1907 (aged 61)|
Iacob Lahovary (Romanian language: Iacob N. Lahovari
- January 16, 1846 – February 7, 1907) was a member of the Romanian aristocracy, a general, politician and diplomat who served as the Minister of War and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kingdom of Romania.
Life and political career[edit | edit source]
Iacob Lahovary was the brother of Alexandru Lahovary and Ioan Lahovary both of whom served as foreign ministers. He attended the Bucharest School of Officers in 1859 - 1864, Polytechnical School in Paris in 1864 -1870. He also graduated from Sorbonne University with a degree in Mathematics in 1870. As soon as Lahovary entered military service, he quickly rose in the ranks of the Romanian army: he became Second Lieutenant in 1864, Lieutenant in 1870, Captain) in 1871, Major in 1874, Lieutenant Colonel in 1877, Colonel in 1883, Brigadier in 1891 and General in 1900.
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References[edit | edit source]
- Appletons' annual cyclopaedia and register of important events of the year 1899. United States: D. Appleton and Company. 1900. p. 755. http://books.google.com/books?id=uUsoAAAAMAAJ&pg=RA2-PA755&lpg=RA2-PA755&dq=Jacob+Lahovary&source=bl&ots=B42AEyfdzT&sig=ZfF6wuPYngOBdln6lT3XIQiXHcU&hl=en&ei=CX-GTN_7Ccb_lgfpgI2KDg&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=3&ved=0CBgQ6AEwAg#v=onepage&q=Jacob%20Lahovary&f=false. Retrieved 2010-09-08.
- "Iacob Lahovary: de la Enciclopedia României". Iacob Lahovary: from the Romanian Encyclopedia. http://enciclopediaromaniei.ro/wiki/Iacob_Lahovary. Retrieved 2010-09-07.
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