|Children Charles Duveyrier|
|Born 6 December 1753Pignans|
Occupation Playwright Lawyer Politician
Spouse(s) Adélaïde-Marie-Anne Lespardat Philippine-Marguerite Servins
Died 25 May 1839, Maffliers, France
Honoré-Nicolas-Marie Duveyrier (6 December 1753 – 25 May 1839) was an 18th–19th-century French lawyer, politician and playwright.
The second son of Noble-Gaspard Duveyrier and Marie-Madeleine de Nivelet, Honoré Duveyrier received a military education in Perpignan before devoting himself to law in Paris. Once he was become a successful lawyer, he was received in 1779 in Parlement
He first married Adélaïde-Marie-Anne Lespardat with whom he had two children: Anne-Honoré-Joseph Duveyrier, called Mélesville, and Charles Duveyrier. En deuxièmes noces, he married Philippine-Marguerite Servins, with no offspring.
Three days before his flight to Varennes, Louis XVI sent him in a mission to the Prince of Condé, but he was taken prisoner by the Austrians. Upon his return, he was one of five commissioners delegated August 11, 1792 by the section des Piques to the General Council of the Paris Commune. He was imprisoned at the instigation of Robespierre. After his release, he was employed abroad as Commissioner for supplying the French armies. In 1796, he resumed his practice in Paris, before becoming Deputy Head of Finance in Rome, where he acquired a large fortune. He then became President of the Court of Appeal of Montpellier.
Around 1808, he was president of the Montpellier Court of Appeal and became Baron of the Empire in 1810.
Died in 1839, he is buried at Père Lachaise Cemetery (35th division).