Rohan, Ferdinand-maximilien-meriadec

Rohan, Ferdinand-Maximilien-Meriadec,

Prince of Guemene, brother of Louis, was born at Paris, Nov. 7, 1738. He studied at the Sorbonne. was prior of the faculty of theology, and received the degree of doctor. He was grand provost of the chapter of Strasburg and abbe of Mouzon, when in 1759 Louis XV gave him the archbishopric of Bordeaux. In 1781 he was transferred to the diocese of Cambrai, in 1790 was made regent of the principality of Liege, and took the civil oath. He returned to Cambrai in 1791, where he remained until 1801, when he resigned the archbishopric and became grand almoner to the empress Josephine. He died at Paris Oct. 30, 1813.

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