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Guillaume-Egon de Furstenberg (1629–1704)

Cardinal Guillaume-Egon, Comte de Furstenberg, bishop and prince of Strasbourg, was highly ambitious and hoped to become an Elector of Cologne and Prince-Bishop of Liège.

With this aim in mind, had purchased the Château de Modave, which he planned to renovate. His was unsuccessful and then took refuge in France, under the protection of Louis XIV.

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