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Raphaël du Mans
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Raphaël du Mans, Jacques Dutertre

Date of Birth: 1613 (baptised 27 August 1613)

Place of Birth: Le Mans

Date of Death: 1 April 1696

Place of Death: Isfahan


Jacques Dutertre was born into a family of noblesse de robe (administrative nobility). Nothing is known about his life before he entered the Capuchin order (founded in 1634 by Gabriel de Paris) in Le Mans on 16 July 1636, taking the name Raphaël. After …

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Thomson, Ann, “Raphaël du Mans”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 January 2020 <>

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