Jean Baptiste Colbert

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Jean Baptiste Colbert
Controller-General o Finances
In office
Meenister for the Maison du Roi
In office
Naval Meenisters
In office
Personal details
Born29 August 1619(1619-08-29)
Reims, Kinrick o Fraunce
Dee'd6 September 1683(1683-09-06) (aged 64)
Paris, Kinrick o Fraunce
Restin placeKirk o Saint Eustache, Paris
Spoose(s)Marie Charron
BairnsJeanne Marie, Duchess o Luynes
Jean Baptiste, Marquis o Seignelay
Nicolas, Airchbishop o Rouen
Henriette, Marquise o Saint-Aignan
Jules, Marquis o Blainville
Charles, Coont o Sceaux
Marie Anne, Duchess o Mortemart
Alma materVarsity o Paris
ReligionRoman Catholic
Eikname(s)Le Grand Colbert
(The Great Colbert)

Jean Baptiste Colbert (French: [ʒɑ̃.ba.tist kɔl.bɛʁ]; 29 August 1619 – 6 September 1683) wis a French politeecian who served as the Meenister of Finances o Fraunce frae 1665 tae 1683 unner the rule o Keeng Louis XIV.

Mairiage[eedit | eedit soorce]

On 13 December 1648 Colbert mairit Marie Charron.

Issue[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Jeanne Marie Colbert (1650-1732) mairit Charles Honoré d'Albert, Duke o Luynes.
  2. Jean Baptiste Colbert (1651-1690), Marquis o Seignelay.
  3. Jacques Nicolas Colbert (1654-1707) Airchbishop o Rouen.
  4. Antoine Martin Colbert (1659-1689) militar man.
  5. Henriette Louise Colbert (1657-1733) mairit Paul de Beauvilliers, Duke o Saint-Aignan.
  6. Jean Jules Armand Colbert (1664-1704), Marquis o Blainville.
  7. Marie Anne Colbert (1665-1750) mairit Louis de Rochechouart, Duke o Mortemart (nephew o Madame de Montespan an son o the Duke o Vivonne) an haed issue.
  8. Louis Colbert (1667-1745) Coont o Linières an militar man.
  9. Charles Édouard Colbert (1670-1690), Coont o Sceaux.