Antoine Perrenot de Granvelle, cardinal

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Antoine Perrenot de Granvelle

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Birthplace: Besançon, Doubs, Franche-Comté, France
Death: Died in Madrid, Community of Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Place of Burial: Besançon, Doubs, Franche-Comté, France
Immediate Family:

Son of Nicolas Perrenot de Granvelle and Nicole de Bonvalot
Father of Jean Gilbert de Granvelle; Catherine de Granvelle and Marie de Granvelle
Brother of Thomas Perrenot de Granvelle; Jérôme Perrenot, seigneur de Champagney; Marguerite Perrenot de Granvelle, l'ainée; Marguerite Perrenot de Granvelle and Frédéric Perrenot de Granvelle, baron de Renaix

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About Antoine Perrenot de Granvelle, cardinal

Antoine Perrenot de Granvelle Comte de La Baume Saint Amour, was a Burgundian statesman, made a cardinal, who followed his father as a leading minister of the Spanish Habsburgs, and was one of the most influential European politicians during the time which immediately followed the appearance of Protestantism in Europe; "the dominating Imperial statesman of the whole century" He was also a notable art collector, the "greatest private collector of his time, the friend and patron of Titian and Leoni and many other artists".

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Antoine Perrenot de Granvelle, cardinal's Timeline

1517
August 20, 1517
Besançon, Doubs, Franche-Comté, France
1586
September 21, 1586
Age 69
Madrid, Community of Madrid, Madrid, Spain
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Besançon, Doubs, Franche-Comté, France