Antoine Charles IV de Gramont

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Antoine Charles de Gramont
Count of Guiche
Portrait of Antoine Charles de Gramont, Duke of Gramont by Anonymous.jpg
Full name
Antoine Charles
Born 1641
Died 25 October 1720 (aged 79)
Spouse(s) Marie Charlotte de Castelnau
Anne Baillet de La Cour
Father Antoine de Gramont, Duke of Gramont
Mother Françoise Marguerite du Plessis

Antoine Charles IV de Gramont, comte de Guiche, 3rd Duke de Gramont, comte de Louvigny, Souverain de Bidache (1641 – 25 October 1720) was a French diplomat.

He was the son of Antoine III de Gramont and Françoise-Marguerite du Plessis de Chivré, Richelieu's niece.

He distinguished himself in the King’s armies during the campaign against Holland in 1672 and during the Siege of Besançon (1674) in the Franco-Dutch War. Later he was Ambassador extraordinary in Spain, Viceroy of Navarre and Béarn, and governor of Bayonne.
He was a Knight of the King's order and Knight of the Golden Fleece.

In 1668 he married Marie Charlotte de Castelnau (1648 – 29 January 1694), daughter of Marshal Castelnau.
They had two children :

After his wife died he married Anne Baillet de La Cour in 1710.


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  • "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-09-05. Retrieved 2007-07-02.
French nobility
Preceded by
Antoine III
Duke of Gramont
Succeeded by
Antoine V