1615, Jan 271680, Mar 23
the Superintendent of Finances in France from 1653 until 1661 under King Louis XIV. He had a glittering career, and acquired enormous wealth. He fell out of favor, accused of peculation (maladministration of the state's funds) and lèse-majesté (actions harmful to the well-being of the monarch). The king had him imprisoned from 1661 until his death in 1680.
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02/07/1653-Nicolas Fouquet appointed superintendant of Finance of France 
09/05/1661-French superintendant of Finance Nicolas Fouquet arrested
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