The Siècle is a history podcast covering France’s overlooked century between Napoleon and World War I. Visit thesiecle.com for annotated scripts, pictures, maps, sources and more.
Episode 34: Polignac
On Aug. 8, 1829, a new French ministry was appointed featuring Charles X’s friend Jules de Polignac. This made a lot of people very angry and has been widely regarded as a bad move.
Visit thesiecle.com/episode34 for a full transcript of this episode with pictures, links, and 82 annotated footnotes.