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C. de La Magdeleine
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Chevalier de La Magdeleine

Date of Birth: Unknown; probably 1640s

Place of Birth: Unknown; probably France

Date of Death: Unknown; after 1677

Place of Death: Unknown


Little is known about C. de La Magdeleine apart from what he tells us in his Miroir de l’empire ottoman, which is dedicated to the Prince-elector of Bavaria. He seems to have been born around the year 1640, since he says in his ‘Preface to the reader’ that t…

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Apostolou, Irini, “C. de La Magdeleine”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 26 January 2020 <>

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