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Maximes D'Etat, Ou Testament Politique D'Armand Du Plessis, Cardinal Duc de Richelieu Volume 1 of 2

Maximes D'Etat, Ou Testament Politique D'Armand Du Plessis, Cardinal Duc de Richelieu Volume 1 of 2

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2010
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1171430957
ISBN13
9781171430957
The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record-keeping made possible by advances in the printing press. In its determination to preserve the century of revolution, Gale initiated a revolution of its own: digitization of epic proportions t ...more

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Armand Jean du Plessis de Richelieu, Cardinal-Duc de Richelieu was a French clergyman, noble, and statesman.

Consecrated as a bishop in 1607, he later entered politics, becoming a Secretary of State in 1616. Richelieu soon rose in both the Church and the state, becoming a cardinal in 1622, and King Louis XIII's chief minister in 1624. He remained in office until his death in 1642; he was succeeded by Jules Cardinal Mazarin.

The Cardinal de Richelieu was often known by the
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