The political testament of M. Jean Baptist Colbert, minister and Secretary of State
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The political testament of M. Jean Baptist Colbert, minister and Secretary of State wherein is contain"d all that hath pass"d under the reign of Lewis the XIV unto the year 1684 : with remarks upon the government of the kingdom of France by

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Published by Printed for R. Bentley ... in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Colbert, Jean Baptiste, -- 1619-1683,
  • France -- History -- Louis XIV, 1643-1715

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Edition Notes

Statementtranslated out of French
SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 734:29
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[24], 323 p
Number of Pages323
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15035321M

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The political testament of M. Jean Baptist Colbert, minister and Secretary of State: wherein is contain'd all that hath pass'd under the reign of Lewis the XIV unto the year with remarks upon the government of the kingdom of France / by: Courtilz de Sandras, Gatien, Published: (). Jean-Baptiste Colbert (French: [ kɔl.bɛʁ]; 29 August – 6 September ) was a French statesman who served as First Minister of State from until his death in under the rule of King Louis lasting impact on the organisation of the country's politics and markets, known as Colbertism, a doctrine often characterised as a variant of mercantilism, earned him Born: 29 August , Reims, France. The Political Testament of M. Jean Baptist Colbert, Minister and Secretary of State Wherein Is Contain'd All That Hath Pass'd Under the Reign of Lewis Government of the Kingdom of France () | Courtilz De Sandras, Gatien | ISBN: | Kostenloser Versand für alle Bücher mit Versand und Verkauf duch : Taschenbuch. Jean-Baptiste Colbert, (born Aug , Reims, France—died September 6, , Paris), French statesman who served as comptroller general of finance (–83) and secretary of state for the navy (–83) under King Louis XIV of carried out the program of economic reconstruction that helped make France the dominant power in Europe.

Son: Jean-Baptiste, Marquis de Seignelay Son: Jacques-Nicholas (Archbishop of Rouen) Son: Jules-Armand, Marquis d'Ormoy French Minister Controller-General, French Minister Secretary of State for the Navy, Is the subject of books: Colbert and a Century of French Mercantilism, , BY: C. W. Cole, DETAILS: (2 vols.)Born:   "Colbert has long been celebrated as Louis XIV's minister of finance, trade, and industry. More recently, he has been viewed as his minister of culture and propaganda. In this lively and persuasive book, Jake Soll has given us a third Colbert, the information manager." Peter Burke, University of Cambridge "Jacob Soll gives us a road map drawn from the French state under Colbert.   On Aug , Jean-Baptiste Colbert, who served as Minister of Finances under the rule of Louis XIV., was born. Colbert ‘s innovative financial politics was one of the basic pillars of French absolutism and was about to change the world into a modern economy. “The art of taxation consists of plucking the goose so as to obtain the most feathers with the least hissing” – Jean. The life of the famous John Baptist Colbert, late minister and secretary of state to Lewis XIV, the pres The political testament of M. Jean Baptist Colbert, minister and Secretary of State [microform]: wherei The political testament of M. Jean Baptist Colbert, minister and Secretary of State [electronic resource.

Jean-Baptiste Colbert was born in Reims, into a merchant family. His father, Nicolas, purchased a minor government office in Paris; his more influential uncle, Odart Colbert, was a successful merchant-banker. Jean-Baptiste was an uneducated young man, but his uncle knew a banker for Cardinal Mazarin. (r. ) king of France- appointed Richelieu first minister of French crown- ended Protestant military/political independence- (Huguenot's demand for independence he saw as political disobedience)- reinstate Catholic liturgy- after fall of Protestant city- La Rochelle- weakened influence of Calvinist nobles- imposed new taxes that caused major uprisings especially in Bordeaux- let. Jean-Baptiste Colbert (29 Augustus - 6 September ) was 'n Franse politikus wat vanaf tot as minister van finansies van Frankryk onder die heerskappy van Lodewyk XIV gedien het. Jean-Baptiste Colbert: Portret van Jean-Baptiste Colbert, deur Philippe de Champaigne (). Jean-Baptiste Colbert, Comptroller-General of Finances under Louis XIV, held almost all of the great offices of state over the course of his career. Considered an accomplished manager, he was responsible for developing trade, industry and the merchant navy, modernising Paris, and backing new advances in the sciences. Colbert was one of Louis XIV’s most trusted advisers and.