Louis, Grand Condé

Sep 8, 1621 - Dec 11, 1686

Louis de Bourbon, Prince of Condé, known as the Great Condé for his military exploits, was a French general and the most illustrious representative of the Condé branch of the House of Bourbon. He was one of Louis XIV's most pre-eminent generals. Condé is particularly celebrated for his triumphs in the Thirty Years' War, notably at Rocroi, and his campaigns against the Grand Alliance in the Franco-Dutch War. He also rebelled against Louis XIV as the leader of the last Fronde in 1651, leading to his exile from France until 1659.
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