Antoine Charles IV de Gramont

Antoine Charles IV de Gramont, comte de Guiche, 3rd Duke de Gramont, comte de Louvigny, Souverain de Bidache (1641 – 25 October 1720) was a French diplomat.

Antoine Charles de Gramont
Count of Guiche
Portrait of Antoine Charles de Gramont, Duke of Gramont by Anonymous.jpg
Full name
Antoine Charles
Born1641
Died25 October 1720 (aged 79)
Spouse(s)Marie Charlotte de Castelnau
Anne Baillet de La Cour
Issue
FatherAntoine de Gramont, Duke of Gramont
MotherFrançoise Marguerite du Plessis

He was the son of Antoine III de Gramont and Françoise-Marguerite du Plessis de Chivré, Richelieu's niece.

He distinguished himself in the King’s armies during the campaign against Holland in 1672 and during the Siege of Besançon (1674) in the Franco-Dutch War. Later he was Ambassador extraordinary in Spain, Viceroy of Navarre and Béarn, and governor of Bayonne.
He was a Knight of the King's order and Knight of the Golden Fleece.

In 1668 he married Marie Charlotte de Castelnau (1648 – 29 January 1694), daughter of Marshal Castelnau.
They had two children :

After his wife died he married Anne Baillet de La Cour in 1710.

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French nobility
Preceded by
Antoine III
Duke of Gramont
1678–1720
Succeeded by
Antoine V