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Encyclopedia > Secretary of State for War (France)

The Secretary of State for War (French: Secrétaire d'État de la Guerre) was one of the four or five specialized secretaries of state in France during the Ancien Régime. The position was responsible for the Army and for overseeing French border provinces. In 1791, the Secretary of State became Minister of War. For other uses of the term, see Ancien Régime. ... The French Army (French: Armée de Terre) is the land-based component of the French Armed Forces. ... The Kingdom of France was organized into provinces until March 4, 1790, when the establishment of the département system superseded provinces. ... The Minister of Defence (Ministre de la Défense) is the French government cabinet member charged with running the military of France. ...

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