Fouquet

or Fouc·quet

[ French foo-ke ]
/ French fuˈkɛ /

noun

Jean or Je·han [both French zhahn], /both French ʒɑ̃/, c1420–c80, French painter.
Ni·co·las [nee-kaw-lah], /ni kɔˈlɑ/, Marquis de Belle-Isle, 1615–80, French statesman.

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Fouquet
/ (French fukɛ) /

noun

Jean (ʒɑ̃). ?1420–?80, French painter and miniaturist
Also: Foucquet Nicolas (nikɔlɑ), Marquis de Belle-Isle . 1615–80, French statesman; superintendent of finance (1653–61) under Louis XIV. He was imprisoned for embezzlement, having been denounced by Colbert
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