The post-revolutionary bankers’ regime in France

From Wikipedia’s “History of France” wiki. In the discussion of post-Revolutionary, post-Napoleon France:


Louis-Philippe’s “July Monarchy” (1830–1848) is generally seen as a period during which the haute bourgeoisie (high bourgeoisie) was dominant. This term is a recognition that the July Monarchy was controlled by one faction of the bourgeoisie class—finance capitalists.[36] This faction consisted of the bankers (particularly the Rothchilds, the stock exchange magnates, owners of railroad, iron and coal mines that that part of the landed proprietors associated with finance capital. Indeed, government during the July Monarchy has been called a “finance aristocracy.”[36] Indeed, LaFayette’s good friend, Jacques Laffitte a liberal banker and supporter of the July Revolution celebrated after the crowning of Louis-Philippe by stating that “From now on bankers will rule.”[36] Noticeably absent from this finance aristocracy were the industrial capitalists, who became part or the official opposition to the July Monarchy.[36]

Somewhat like the US’s current governing system, except the industrial capitalists were more strategically incorporated into the financial capitalist class in the contemporary era.
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