Jean Curtius

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Jean Curtius
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Jean Curtius in 1607
Born
Jean de Corte

1551
Died(1628-07-12)July 12, 1628
Occupationindustrialist (arms dealer)
Spouse(s)Pétronille de Brazz
ChildrenPierre, Michel
Parent(s)Jacques de Corte, Helwy de Doerne
Relatives3 brothers

Jean Curtius, also known as Jean De Corte and Juan Curcio, called Curtius (1551 – July 12, 1628) was a Liégeois manufacturer who obtained the monopoly on providing gunpowder to the Spanish army.

The mansion he built on the banks of the Meuse in Liège is now the Curtius Museum.

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