Armand Jean du Plessis

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Noun1.Armand Jean du Plessis - French prelate and statesmanArmand Jean du Plessis - French prelate and statesman; principal minister to Louis XIII (1585-1642)
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Then there's a Bust of Juliette Rcamier by Joseph Chinard, Paris (c.1802) and a bust of Armand Jean du Plessis, Cardinal Richelieu by Jean Varin (1607-1672), Paris (c.1641).
In France, in the 1630s, a refined man named Armand Jean du Plessis (better known as Duc de Richelieu, chief minister to Louis XIII) got tired of watching people stabbing their knives and daggers into chunks of food and then at the end of the meal picking their teech with the sharp ends of their daggers, which was customary.

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