Editors. "The Duke of Choiseul becomes French Foreign Secretary". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=17730, accessed 09 March 2014.]
In France, the Duke of Choiseul replaces Cardinal Bernis as Foreign Secretary. He presided over the French defeat in the Seven Years' War, but also over attempts to restore French prestige in the following decade.