University of Paris.
He was ambassador to Scandinavia and Germany. In the 1530s, Christophe Richer was sent by Francis I to Constantinople. In 1540 he published a study of the Ottoman civilization, De rebus Turcarum, also published in French that same year under the title Des Coustumes et manières de vivre des Turcs.
Richer was French ambassador to Denmark in 1547.