croissy, charles colbert, marquis de

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croissy, charles colbert, marquis de

secretary of state for foreign affairs from 1679 to 1696 who helped King Louis XIV develop the annexationist policy that involved France in the War of the Grand Alliance (1689-97) against the other major European powers

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