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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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