Le Tellier, Michel

Le Tellier, Michel mēshĕl´ lə tĕlyā´ [key], 1603–85, French statesman. A minister of state under Cardinal Mazarin , he became war minister in 1643. He later shared his duties with his son, the marquis de Louvois . At the time of his death he was chancellor of France.

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