Cardinal Mazarin

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His Grand Eminence
Jules Raymond
Cardinal Mazarin
Bishop o Metz
Cardinal Mazarin by Pierre Mignard (Musée Condé).jpg
Metropolis Immediately Subject tae the Haly See
Diocese Metz
See Metz
Predecessor Henri de Bourbon, Duke o Verneuil
Successor Franz Egon o Fürstenberg
Ither posts
Creatit Cardinal 16 December 1641
bi Pape Urban VIII
Rank Cardinal-Priest
Personal details
Birth name Giulio Raimondo Mazzarino
Born 14 Julie 1602
Pescina, Kinrick o Naples (modern Italy)
Died 9 Mairch 1661
Vincennes, Kinrick o France
Denomination Roman Catholic
Profession Statesman
Alma mater Collegio Romano (Jesuit College in Roum)
Coat o airms

Jules Raymond Mazarin, Cardinal-Duke o Rethel, Mayenne an Nevers (French: [ʒyl mazaʁɛ̃]; 14 Julie 1602 – 9 Mairch 1661), born Giulio Raimondo Mazzarino [ˈdʒuljo raiˈmondo maddzaˈrino] or Mazarini,[1] wis an Italian cardinal, diplomat, an politeecian, who served as the Chief Meenister o the French Keeng frae 1642 till his daith.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Georges Dethan, "Mazarin, Jules, Cardinal" in The New Encyclopædia Britannica (15th edition, Chicago, 1991) vol. 7, p. 979. Some sources give his surname as Mazzarini (with two z's), for example Buelow 2004, p. 158.