Definition of Necker, Jacques in US English:

Necker, Jacques

proper noun

  • (1732–1804), Swiss-born banker and director general of French finances (1777–81; 1788–89). In 1789 he recommended summoning the States General and was dismissed, this being one of the factors that resulted in the storming of the Bastille.

Pronunciation

Necker, Jacques

/ˈnekər/