Cardinal Richelieu

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Noun1.Cardinal Richelieu - French prelate and statesmanCardinal Richelieu - French prelate and statesman; principal minister to Louis XIII (1585-1642)
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In his Testament politique, Armand-Jean du Plessis, Cardinal Due de Richelieu, wrote, "A capable prince represents a great treasure in a state.
France was now under the strong control of Armand-Jean du Plessis, cardinal and duc de Richelieu (1585-1642), who became Louis XIII's chief minister in 1624.

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