Today in History - December 4th. 1642 - Death of Caridnal Richelieu

On December 4th. 1642, Cardinal Richelieu died in Paris (Capital of France).

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He was a French clergyman, noble and statesman.


1608: Richelieu became bishop.
1616: he became a Secretary of State.
1622: Richelieu was a Cardinal.
1624: he became King Louis XIV's Chief Minister; a position Richelieu kept till
his death.

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