(born Armand Jean du Plessis) 1585-1642; Fr. cardinal & statesman: chief minister of Louis XIII (1624-42)
A river of southern Quebec, Canada, flowing about 170 km (105 mi) north from Lake Champlain to the St. Lawrence River.
Duc deTitle of Armand Jean du Plessis. 1585-1642
French cardinal and politician. As chief minister of Louis XIII he worked to strengthen the authority of the monarchy and directed France during the Thirty Years' War (1618-1648).