Person:Gaspard I de Coligny (1)

Gaspard I de Coligny
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Name Gaspard I de Coligny
Gender Male
Birth[1] Bet 1465 and 1470 Châtillon-Coligny, Loiret, France
Death[1] 1522 Dax, Landes, France
Reference Number? Q547887?


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Gaspard I de Coligny, Count of Coligny, seigneur de Châtillon (1465/1470–1522), known as the Marshal of Châtillon, was a French soldier.

He was born in Châtillon-Coligny, the second son of Jean III de Coligny and Eleanor de Courcelles. He served in the Italian Wars from 1495 to 1515 and was created Marshal of France in 1516. He died in Dax.

By his wife, Louise de Montmorency, sister of Anne de Montmorency, he had three sons:

All three played an important part in the first period of the French Wars of Religion.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Gaspard I de Coligny, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.