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 (măz′ə-răN′), Jules Originally Giulio Raimondo Mazzarino. 1602-1661.
Italian-born French cardinal who exercised great political influence as adviser to the regent during Louis XIV's youth.
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(ˈmæzərɪn; French mazarɛ̃)
(Biography) Jules (ʒyl), original name Giulio Mazarini. 1602–61, French cardinal and statesman, born in Italy. He succeeded Richelieu (1642) as chief minister to Louis XIII and under the regency of Anne of Austria (1643–61). Despite the disturbances of the Fronde (1648–53), he strengthened the power of France in Europe
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(ˌmæz əˈrɛ̃, -ˈrin)

Jules (Giulio Mazarini), 1602–61, French cardinal and statesman, born in Italy.
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