Castiglione, Giuseppe

Castiglione, Giuseppe an Italian artist and missionary, was born in 1698. He joined the order of Jesuits, and was sent as a missionary to Pekin, where Kien-Long erected several palaces from designs furnished by him. He frequently exerted his influence to protect Christians from persecution. He died at Pekin in 1768. See Biog. Universelle, s.v.

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