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Gustave Maximilien Juste de Croÿ-Solre

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Gustave Maximilien Juste de Croÿ-Solre

1833 portrait by Hippolyte de Mahy
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Gustave de Croÿ-Solre
Reference style His Eminence
Spoken style Your Eminence
Informal style Cardinal
See Rouen

Gustave Maximilien Juste de Croÿ-Solre (September 12, 1773 Château de l'Ermitage, near Condé-sur-l'Escaut, Nord - January 1, 1844 Rouen) was a French cardinal, Archbishop of Rouen, and a member of the House of Croy.

Gustave was the son of Anne Emmanuel Ferdinand François, 8th Duke of Croy, and Auguste Friederike Wilhelmine zu Salm-Kyrburg.

He was ordained a priest on 3 November 1797 in Vienna. On 8 August 1817 he was appointed Bishop of Strasbourg by King Louis XVIII of France; the appointment was confirmed by Pope Pius VII on 23 August 1819. He was ordained a bishop on 9 January 1820 at the Church of St. Sulpice in Paris by Jean Charles de Coucy, Archbishop of Reims. He was made a Peer of France in 1822 and became Archbishop of Rouen on 4 July 1823.

In 1824 he assisted

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