Duc de Richelieu


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French prelate and statesman

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See Armand Jean du Plessis, duc de Richelieu, Testament politique de Richelieu, ed.
The government of a nation," the Duc de Richelieu observed centuries ago, "is often decided over a cup of coffee.
So important was it that she merited a polite rebuke from the chief minister, the duc de Richelieu (formerly governor of Odessa), who advised her to moderate the opposition to his policies expressed in her salon.
In France, in the 1630s, a refined man named Armand Jean du Plessis (better known as Duc de Richelieu, chief minister to Louis XIII) got tired of watching people stabbing their knives and daggers into chunks of food and then at the end of the meal picking their teech with the sharp ends of their daggers, which was customary.