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André-Hercule Fleury, cardinal de

(1653—1743)


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(1653–1743).

Having been Louis XV's tutor, he was minister of state from 1726 until his death. An adroit politician, jealous of his own power, he managed France's affairs cautiously and economically.

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Subjects: Literature.


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