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Colbert, Jean Baptiste

Pronunciation: /ˈkɒlbɛː/
Pronunciation: /kɔlbɛʀ/
(1619–83), French statesman, chief minister to Louis XIV 1665–83. He was responsible for reforming the country’s finances and the navy, and for boosting industry and commerce.

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