Nicolas Fouquet

  • Title: Marquis de Belle-Ile
  • Title: Vicomte de Melun et Vaux
  • Kingdom of France

Nicolas Fouquet was the Superintendent of Finances in France during the reign of King Louis XIV. - AsNotedIn

Notable Position Organization From To
Shareholder East India Company 1642


Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1641/00/00 Nicolas Fouquet buys the manor of Vaux-le-Vicomte and its small castle located 50 km south east of Paris. Home Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte Maincy
1658/09/00 Louis XIV asks Nicolas Fouquet to acquire Belle-Ile from the struggling Gondi family so that the place does not fall into the hands of suspicious people. He builds a port with warehouses and strengthens the island's defenses. Owner Belle-Ile-en-Mer Brittany
1660/00/00 Nicolas Fouquet makes improvements to the fortress Belle Ile. Owner Citadel Belle Ile Belle-Ile-en-Mer
1660/00/00 Daigremont builds a residence for Nicolas Fouquet in Roserierses. The ruins of Chateau Fouquet remain on Bordeneo at Bellevue, Le Palais. Owner Le Palais
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