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Jean II de Brouchoven
2nd Count of Bergeyck
Minister of War
|Born||October 9, 1644|
|Died||May 21, 1725(aged 80)|
Holy Roman Empire
Jean II de Brouchoven, 2nd Count of Bergeyck (October 9, 1644 - May 21, 1725), was a Flemish politician who later was recognised as Baron of Leefdael.
He was the son of Jean-Baptiste de Brouchoven, 1st Count of Bergeyck, and Helena Fourment, Countess of Bergeyck. His younger brother Hyacinthe-Marie de Brouchoven was president of the Great Council. Jean married Livina Marie de Beer-Meulebeke, and became the father of Nicholas de Brouchoven, 3rd Count of Bergeyck.
He was in service of the Spanish Crown as Superintendent of Finances and Minister of War. He was a member of the Royal Council and of the Supreme Council of Flanders in Madrid, and special envoy of Philip V of Spain to the Congress of Utrecht, but without participating in the final negotiations.
After his death he was buried in Leefdaal.
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