Antoine Perrenot de Granvelle (1517 - 1586) Icn_world

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Birthplace: Besançon, Doubs, Franche-Comté, France
Death: Died in Madrid, Community of Madrid, Madrid, Spain
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About Antoine Perrenot de Granvelle

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

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