Cardinal Mazarin

1602 - 1661

Cardinal Mazarin

Cardinal Jules Mazarin (, also UK: , US: , French: [ʒyl mazaʁɛ̃]; 14 July 1602 – 9 March 1661), born Giulio Raimondo Mazzarino (Italian: [ˈdʒuːljo raiˈmondo madːzaˈriːno]) or Mazarini, was an Italian cardinal, diplomat, and politician who served as the chief minister to the kings of France Louis XIII and Louis XIV from 1642 until his death in 1661. In 1654 he acquired the title Duke of Mayenne, and in 1659, 1st Duke of Rethel and Nevers. After serving as a papal diplomat for Pope Urban VIII, Mazarin offered his diplomatic services to Cardinal Richelieu and moved to Paris in 1640. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cardinal Mazarin has received more than 664,733 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 282nd most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Cardinal Mazarin ranks 279 out of 14,801Before him are Cleisthenes, Ferdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor, Elizabeth of Russia, Sulla, Muhammad Ali of Egypt, and Ahmed III. After him are Bhumibol Adulyadej, Rudolf II, Holy Roman Emperor, Raúl Castro, Alaric I, George VI, and Orhan.

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Among people born in 1602, Cardinal Mazarin ranks 1After him are Otto von Guericke, Athanasius Kircher, Elisabeth of France, Francesco Cavalli, Philippe de Champaigne, Gilles de Roberval, Salomon van Ruysdael, William V, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel, Amalia of Solms-Braunfels, Per Brahe the Younger, and William Lawes. Among people deceased in 1661, Cardinal Mazarin ranks 1After him are Shunzhi Emperor, Girard Desargues, Köprülü Mehmed Pasha, Vasile Lupu, Louis Couperin, George II, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt, Andrea Sacchi, Philip Prospero, Prince of Asturias, Jan Fyt, Martino Martini, and Guru Har Rai.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Cardinal Mazarin ranks 133 out of 3,282Before him are Joseph-Louis Lagrange (1736), Clare of Assisi (1193), Donato Bramante (1443), Pope Pius V (1504), Pope Paul V (1552), and Sulla (-138). After him are Pope Pius IV (1499), Gaetano Donizetti (1797), Pope Sylvester I (300), Tomaso Albinoni (1671), Pope Gregory IX (1160), and Pope Alexander VIII (1610).


Among politicians born in Italy, Cardinal Mazarin ranks 26Before him are Titus (41), Victor Emmanuel II of Italy (1820), Antoninus Pius (86), Lucius Tarquinius Superbus (-600), Scipio Africanus (-235), and Sulla (-138). After him are Galba (-3), Victor Emmanuel III of Italy (1869), Nerva (30), Otho (32), Lucius Verus (130), and Vitellius (15).

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