Editors. "Dubois, Louis XV's First Minister, dies". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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Guillaume Dubois, Louis XV's First Minister, dies. He is succeeded by Duke of Orleans, with the Comte de Morville as Foreign Minister.