Prince Benedetto o Savoy, Duke o Chablais

Prince Benedetto o Savoy, Duke o Chablais (Benedetto Maria Maurizio; 21 June 1741 – 4 Januar 1808) wis an Italian nobleman an general who wis a Prince o Savoy an Duke o Chablais. A son o Charles Emmanuel III, Keeng o Sardinie. He mairit his niece an wis the builder o the Palazzo Chiablese in Turin. He haed nae childer. He wis named in honour o Pape Benedict XIV who became pape the year before his birth. His faither gave him the teetle Duke o Chablais in 1763. He haed a suite o room at the Palazzina di caccia o Stupinigi modelled tae his taste in the 18t century.

Benedetto o Savoy
Duke o Chablais
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Painting o the Duke o Chablais in the Hofburg Pailace.
Born21 Juin 1741(1741-06-21)
Pailace o Venaria, Turin
Dee'd4 Januar 1808(1808-01-04) (aged 66)
Rome, Papal States
BuirialRyal Basilica, Superga, Turin
SpouseMaria Anna o Savoy
Full name
Benedetto Maria Maurizio di Savoia
FaitherCharles Emmanuel III o Sardinie
MitherElisabeth Therese o Lorraine
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His uncle Francis I, Haly Roman Emperor wanted him tae mairy his dochter dochter the Airchduchess Maria Christina o Austrick, but it niver materialised, Instead Chablais mairit Princess Maria Anna o Savoy at the Ryal Pailace o Turin on 19 Mairch 1775. Maria Anna wis his niece, a dochter o his brither Victor Amadeus III an his wife Maria Antonia o Spain. Thay haed nae issue, Maria Anna dee'd in 1824.

Teetles an stylesEedit

  • 21 Juin 1741 – 1763 His Ryal Highness Prince Benedetto o Savoy.
  • 1763 – 4 Januar 1808 His Ryal Highness The Duke o Chablais.

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