Robert Comtesse

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Robert Comtesse, member of the Swiss Federal Council

Robert Comtesse (14 August 1847, Valangin – 17 November 1922) was a Swiss politician and member of the Swiss Federal Council (1899-1912).

Valangin Place in Neuchâtel, Switzerland

Valangin is a municipality in the district of Val-de-Ruz in the canton of Neuchâtel in Switzerland.

Switzerland federal republic in Western Europe

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He was elected to the Federal Council of Switzerland on 14 December 1899 and resigned on 4 March 1912. He was affiliated to the Free Democratic Party.

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While in office he held the following departments:

"Quai Robert-Comtesse" in Neuchâtel and "Rue Robert-Comtesse" in Cernier are named after Comtesse.

Neuchâtel Place in Switzerland

Neuchâtel, or Neuchatel; is a town, a municipality, and the capital of the Swiss canton of Neuchâtel on Lake Neuchâtel.

Cernier Former municipality of Switzerland in Neuchâtel

Cernier is the former capital of the district of Val-de-Ruz in the canton of Neuchâtel in Switzerland.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Ludwig Forrer
President of the National Council
1893/1894
Succeeded by
Ernst Brenner
Preceded by
Adrien Lachenal
Member of the Swiss Federal Council
1899–1912
Succeeded by
Louis Perrier

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