Louis Hercule de Cossé, Duke o Brissac

Louis Hercule de Cossé, (6t) Duke o Brissac (Louis Hercule Timoléon ; 4 Februar 1734 - 9 September 1792) wis a french nobleman an Duke. He wis the Duke o Brissac. He wis the second son an eventual heir o Jean Paul Timoléon de Cossé, (7t) Duke o Brissac, who wis a French general. His mither wis Marie Josèphe Durey. He wis assassinated at versailles in 1792 during the french revolution.

Louis Hercule de Cossé
Duke o Brissac
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Arms o the Duke o Brissac.
Full name
Louis Hercule Timoléon de Cossé
Born4 Februar 1734
Paris, Fraunce
Dee'd9 September 1792 (aged 58)
Versailles, Fraunce
Noble faimilyCossé
Spoose(s)Diane Hortense Mancini
Adélaïde, Duchess o Mortemart
FaitherJean Paul Timoléon de Cossé
MitherMarie Josèphe Durey
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Louis Hercule de Cossé mairit in 1760 tae Diane Hortense Mancini (1742–1808) in 1760. She wis a great-great niece o Cardinal Mazarin an dochter o the Duke o Nevers. They haed twa issue.


  1. Adélaïde de Cossé (1765–1820) mairit Victurnien Jean Baptiste de Rochechouart, Duke o Mortemart an haed issue.
  2. Jules Gabriel Timoléon de Cossé (1771–1775), died young.


After the daith o Louis Hercule in 1792 without a living male-line descendant, the ducal title passed tae Timoléon de Cossé (1775-1848). He wis the eldest son o Hyacinthe Hugues de Cossé, Duke o Cossé (1746-1813), whose faither wis René Hugues de Cossé, Coont o Cossé (1702-1754). René Hugues was the third son o Artus de Cossé, 5th Duke o Brissac (1668-1709). After Timoléon de Cossé died in 1848, the teetle Duke o Brissac was held bi his successive descendants in the male line.