Jean Curtius

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Jean Curtius
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Jean Curtius in 1607
Born Jean de Corte
1551
Liège, Principality of Liège
Died July 12, 1628(1628-07-12)
Liérganes, Cantabria, Spain
Occupation industrialist (arms dealer)
Spouse(s) Pétronille de Brazz
Children Pierre, Michel
Parent(s) Jacques de Corte, Helwy de Doerne
Relatives 3 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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