Jean-François-Joseph de Rochechouart
|Jean-François-Joseph Rochechouart de Foudoas|
|Bishop of Laon, Cardinal priest of Sant'Eusebio; Peer of France|
|See||Diocese of Laon|
|Installed||September 18, 1741—March 20, 1777|
|Other posts||Previously Vicar general of the Archdiocese of Rouen|
|Created Cardinal||November 23, 1761|
January 27, 1708|
|Died||March 20, 1777
Born in Toulouse, he was educated in the University of Paris, where he achieved licentiate in theology. After having been ordained priest he became vicar general of the archdiocese of Rouen for seven years. Elected bishop of Laon on September 18, 1741, he was also French ambassador to the Holy See from 1758 to 1762.
Rochechouart died in 1777 in Paris.
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