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Jean Curtius in 1607
|Born||Jean de Corte
Liège, Principality of Liège
|Died||July 12, 1628
Liérganes, Cantabria, Spain
|Occupation||industrialist (arms dealer)|
|Spouse(s)||Pétronille de Brazz|
|Parent(s)||Jacques de Corte, Helwy de Doerne|
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 gate of Curtius's La Cavada factory in Cantabria, Spain (1890).
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