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Mazarin (Mazzarini), Jules
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(Giulio Raimondi; Jul 14, 1602, Pescina, Abruzzi – Mar 9, 1661, Vincennes, near Paris), cardinal and French prime minister. He studied at the Jesuit College in Rome (Jesuits), received the Dr.iur.utr., and was captain of a papal regiment. In 1631, in the Mantuan War of Succession, he negotiated the treaties of Cherasco, which brought France Pignerolo as a gateway into northern Italy and brought Mazarin the protection of Richelieu. From 1634 to 1636, Mazarin was nuncio in Paris and in 1641 the French crown's candidate for cardinal. After Richelieu'…

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Klueting, Harm, “Mazarin (Mazzarini), Jules”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 13 July 2020 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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