March 19, 2015

About national security

National security — this category is immeasurably greater than greatness

Cardinal-Duke de Richelieu, Generalissimo of France (1585-1642)

Armand Jean du Plessis de Richelieu, later nicknamed "Red Cardinal" was Secretary of State from 1616, and head of the government ("the French King's Chief Minister") from 1624 until his death.

On the right — Aleksandr Trofimov as Cardinal Richelieu in the film "d'Artagnan and Three Musketeers"