Cardinal Richelieu

(15851642)
Armand Jean du Plessis de Richelieu
Cardinal-Duc de Richelieu
L’Éminence rouge

Richelieu in Literature:

Dumas, Alexandre (1802-1870): The Three Musketeers (English)

Richelieu in Art:

Bernini, Gian Lorenzo (1598-1680)
Cardinal Richelieu
c.1642
National Gallery of VictoriaMelbourne

 

Born September 9 1585 Paris (France)
Died December 4 1642 Paris (France)
Cause of death Tuberculosis
Occupation Art Collector Clergyman
Occupation Minister Statesman
Titles Cardinal Duke