Théodore Chevignard de Chavigny, comte de Toulongeon (born 1687; died 1771) was a French aristocrat and diplomat.
A diplomat is a person appointed by a state to conduct diplomacy with one or more other states or international organizations. The main functions of diplomats are: representation and protection of the interests and nationals of the sending state; initiation and facilitation of strategic agreements; treaties and conventions; promotion of information; trade and commerce; technology; and friendly relations. Seasoned diplomats of international repute are used in international organizations as well as multinational companies for their experience in management and negotiating skills. Diplomats are members of foreign services and diplomatic corps of various nations of the world.
The eldest son of Théodore Chevignard de Chavigny, Procurer-Royal and Mayor of Beaune,he was posted as French Ambassador to London in 1731, later serving in Copenhagen (1737–39) and Lisbon (1740-43). As Ambassador to Munich and Frankfurt from 1745 until 1746, he was a key player in French negotiations during the War of the Austrian Succession.
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In 1746 King Louis XV posted him again as Ambassador to Portugal where served until 1749, before Venice and Switzerland between 1751 and 1762.
Louis XV, known as Louis the Beloved, was a monarch of the House of Bourbon who ruled as King of France from 1 September 1715 until his death in 1774. He succeeded his great-grandfather Louis XIV at the age of five. Until he reached maturity on 15 February 1723, the kingdom was ruled by Philippe II, Duke of Orléans, as Regent of France. Cardinal Fleury was his chief minister from 1726 until the Cardinal's death in 1743, at which time the young king took sole control of the kingdom.
An ambassador is an official envoy, especially a high-ranking diplomat who represents a state and is usually accredited to another sovereign state or to an international organization as the resident representative of their own government or sovereign or appointed for a special and often temporary diplomatic assignment. The word is also often used more liberally for persons who are known, without national appointment, to represent certain professions, activities and fields of endeavor such as sales.
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