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Armand Jean du Plessis, Cardinal-Duke o Richelieu an o Fronsac (9 September 1585 – 4 December 1642) wis a French clergyman, noble an statesman. He wis the builder othe Palais Royal (cried the Palais Cardinal) in Paris.

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Armand Jean du Plessis
Cardinal de Richelieu
Bishop o Luçon
Cardinal de Richelieu.jpg
Portrait o Cardinal Richelieu, 1637, Champaigne, Naitional Museum in Warsaw
MetropolisBordeaux
DioceseLuçon
SeeLuçon
Installed17 Aprile 1607
Term endit29 Aprile 1624
PredecessorAlphonse Louis du Plessis
SuccessorJules Mazarin
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Consecration17 April 1607
bi Anne d'Escars de Givry
Creatit Cardinal5 September 1622
RankCardinal-Priest
Personal details
Birth nameArmand Jean du Plessis
Born9 September 1585(1585-09-09)
Paris, Fraunce
Died4 December 1642(1642-12-04) (aged 57)
Palais Cardinal, Paris, Fraunce
NaitionalityFrench
DenominationRoman Catholic
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Alma materCollège de Navarre
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