Broglie, Maurice Jean Madelaine De

Broglie, Maurice Jean Madelaine De a French prelate, was born at the castle of Broglie, September 5, 1766. He emigrated to Poland during the French Revolution and on his return to France, in 1803, he was made almoner of the emperor, and in 1805 bishop of Acqui, in Piedmont. He was banished for his opposition to the national council in 1811, but on the fall of Napoleon returned to his diocese. He was once more condemned for his political contumacy, and died in Paris, July 20, 1821. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.

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