Nicolas Perrenot de Granvelle

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Nicolas Perrenot de Granvelle

Birthplace: Ornans, Doubs, Franche-Comté, France
Death: Died in Augsburg, Bavarian Swabia, Bayern, Germany
Immediate Family:

Son of Pierre Perrenot, seigneur de Cromary and Etiennette de Philibert
Husband of Nicole de Bonvalot
Father of Thomas Perrenot de Granvelle; Antoine Perrenot de Granvelle, cardinal; Jérôme Perrenot, seigneur de Champagney; Marguerite Perrenot de Granvelle, l'ainée; Marguerite Perrenot de Granvelle and 1 other

Occupation: 1er Ministre de Charles V
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About Nicolas Perrenot de Granvelle

Nicolas Perrenot de Granvelle (1486-1550) was a French politician who served Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor as Minister of Justice, and a close trusted adviser. He was made suzerain of the imperial city of Besançon and held an influential position in the Netherlands. From 1530 until his death he was one of the emperor's most trusted advisers in Germany. He was the father of the cardinal and politician Antoine Perrenot de Granvelle, also a leading Habsburg minister, and built the Palace Granvelle in Besançon.

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Ornans, Doubs, Franche-Comté, France
Age 27
July 16, 1516
Age 30
August 20, 1517
Age 31
Besançon, Doubs, Franche-Comté, France
Age 35
May 14, 1524
Age 38
October 20, 1525
Age 39
Mechelen, Antwerpen, Vlaams Gewest, Belgium
April 2, 1536
Age 50
Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
August 28, 1550
Age 64
Augsburg, Bavarian Swabia, Bayern, Germany