François d'Aix de La Chaise

La Chaise, François d'Aix de (fräNswäˈ dāks də lä shĕz) [key], 1624–1709, French Jesuit, confessor of Louis XIV after 1675. His influence at court was considerable. The great cemetery in NE Paris called Père-Lachaise is named for him.

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