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Fould, Achille (1800-1867), French financier and politician, was the son of a Jewish banker at Paris. In 1824 he became deputy for the Hautes-Pyrenees. He approved the Revolution of 1848, and was appointed Minister of Finance. He wrote a pamphlet. Pas d'Assignat, and, approving of the coup d'etat, was, at intervals, Finance Minister of the Empire.