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Colbert, Jean Baptiste, 1619-1683

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Personal name headingColbert, Jean Baptiste, 1619-1683
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Variant(s)Colbert de Seignelay, Joannes Baptista, 1619-1683
Colbert, J.-B. (Jean-Baptiste), 1619-1683
Colbert, Monsieur (Jean Baptiste), 1619-1683
Kolʹber, Zh.-B. (Zhan-Batist), 1619-1683
Kolʹber, Zhan-Batist, 1619-1683
Seignelay, Joannes Baptista Colbert de, 1619-1683
Seignelay, M. le marquis de (Jean Baptiste Colbert), 1619-1683
Associated countryFrance
LocatedParis (France)
Birth date1619-08-29
Death date1683-09-06
Place of birthReims (France)
Place of deathParis (France)
Field of activityFinance, Public Public administration
AffiliationBibliotheca Colbertina
Profession or occupationFinance ministers Cabinet officers
Found inMargry, P. Un fils de Colbert ... 1873.
InU/Wing STC files (usage: Joannes Bapt. Colbert de Seignelay Parisinus; J.-B. Colbert; m. le marquis de Seignelay; Monsieur Colbert)
Dict. de biog. fran. (Colbert, Jean-Baptiste; b. 8/29/1619; d. 9/6/1683)
Malov, V. N. Zh.-B. Kolʹber, 1991: t.p. (Zh.-B. Kolʹber) p. 4 of cover (Zhan-Batist Kolʹber)
Britannica online, 16 Dec. 1998 (Colbert, Jean-Baptiste; controller general of finance (from 1665) and secretary of state for the navy (from 1668) under King Louis XIV of France; carried out the program of economic reconstruction that helped make France the dominant power in Europe)
Wikipedia, Jun. 19, 2013: "Jean-Baptiste Colbert" (Jean-Baptiste Colbert; born Aug. 29, 1619 in Reims; died Sept. 6, 1683 in Paris; French politician who served as Minister of Finances 1665-1683 under the rule of Louis XIV; before the age of 20 held a post in the war office, eventually becoming the personal secretary of Michel le Tellier, Secretary of War; in 1649 Colbert became councillor of state (Political minister); he purchased the barony of Seignelay in 1657; recommended to Louis XIV by Cardinal Mazarin, Colbert became Superintendent of buildings in 1664, Controller-General of Finances in 1665, Secretary of State of the Navy in 1669, and obtained appointments as minister of commerce, of colonies and of the palace: in short, he acquired power in every department except that of war; his relentless hard work and thrift made him an esteemed minister, his improvements of French manufacturing earned him the reputation of bringing the economy back from the brink of bankruptcy)
Consuetudines Tolosae, cum declarationibus in quibus consuetudines, 1544: t.p. inscription in Harvard Law School Library copy ("Bibliothecae Colbertinae")
Associated languagefre