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Cardinal Michel Mazarin
Birth: Sep. 1, 1605
Death: Aug. 31, 1648

Archbishop of Aix-en-Provence. He was born in Pescina as the son of Pietro Mazarini and his wife Ortensia Ruffalini. His brother was Cardinal Jules Mazarin. In 1620 he changed his name from Alexander to Michele. He was created Archbishop of Aix in July 1643. Two years later he was created Cardinal. He was the exact opposite of Jules he is described as very brutal and irascible. In 1648 Jules sent him as Viceking to Catalonia to get rid of him. Only 6 months later he left Catalonia because of ill health. He went to Rome as French minister and died there in the following month. (bio by: Lutetia) 
 
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Santa Maria Sopra Minerva Church
Rome
Provincia di Roma
Lazio, Italy
 
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Originally Created by: Lutetia
Record added: Sep 23, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9508264
Cardinal Michel Mazarin
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