Armand Gaston Maximilien de Rohan

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Armand Gaston Maximilien de Rohan, by Hyacinthe Rigaud.

Armand de Rohan (Armand Gaston Maximilien; 26 June 1674 - 19 July 1749) was a French churchman and politician. He became bishop of Strasbourg in 1704, Cardinal in 1712 then Grand Almoner of France in 1713 and member of the regency council in 1722.

He constructed the Hôtel de Rohan next to the present day Hôtel de Soubise in which his father lived, employing his father's architect, Pierre-Alexis Delamair. The prince de Rohan was elected a member of the Académie des Inscriptions in 1701 and of the Académie française in 1703. He was made a commander of the Saint-Esprit in 1713.

See also[edit]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Claude Muller, Le siècle des Rohan : une dynastie de cardinaux en Alsace au XVIII|e, La Nuée Bleue, Strasbourg, 2006, 446 p. ISBN 2-7165-0652-3

External links[edit]

Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
William Egon of Fürstenberg
Bishop of Strasbourg
1704-1749
Succeeded by
Armand de Rohan-Soubise