Augustin Pouyer-Quertier

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Pouyer-Quertier, Augustin.jpg

Augustin Thomas Pouyer-Quertier, (2 September 1820 – 2 April 1891) was Minister for Finance of France.

He was born in Étouteville-en-Caux (Seine-Maritime) and died in Rouen. He developed a cotton factory and cotton agriculture in Algeria.

He was one of the founders of Compagnie française du télégraphe de Paris à New-York, the French Telegraph Company, in 1879.