Thomas Francis o Savoy, Prince o Carignano

Prince Thomas Francis o Savoy, Prince o Carignano Tommaso Francesco; 21 December 1596 – 22 Januar 1656) wis an Italian military commander an founder o the Carignano branch o the Hoose o Savoy, who later reigned as Keengs o Sardinie frae 1831 tae 1861, an then as Keengs o Italy frae 1861 until the dynasty's deposition in 1946. He wis also the Coont o Soissons with his wife. He wis a direct descendant o the Princess o Lamballe. His faither created him Prince o Carignano in 1620.

Thomas Francis
Prince o Carignano
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The Prince o Carignano, bi Anthony van Dyck, 1635.
Prince o Carignano
Tenure1620 – 22 Januar 1656
SuccessorEmmanuel Philibert
Born21 December 1596(1596-12-21)
Ducal Pailace, Turin, Savoy
Dee'd22 Januar 1656(1656-01-22) (aged 59)
Palazzo Carignano, Turin, Savoy
SpouseMarie de Bourbon
IssuePrincess Cristina Carlotta
Princess Louise
Emmanuel Philibert, Prince o Carignano
Prince Amedeo
Prince Giuseppe Emanuele
Eugene Maurice, Coont o Soissons
Prince Ferdinando
Full name
Tommaso Francesco di Savoia
HooseSavoy (Carignano branch)
FaitherCharles Emmanuel I
MitherCaterina Micaela o Austrick
ReleegionRoman Catholicism
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Prince Tommaso Francesco wis the youngest son o Charles Emmanuel I, Duke o Savoy an his wife Caterina Micaela o Austrick (a dochter o Philip II o Spain an sister o the future Philip III o Spain, she wis also a cousin o Anne o Austrick, mither o Louis XIV) Thomas Francis wis a younmger brither o the future Victor Amadeus I, Duke o Savoy who mairit Christine o Fraunce.


The Prince o Carignano mairit Marie de Bourbon on 14 Aprile 1625 in Paris. She wis a dochter an heiress o Charles de Bourbon, Coont o Soissons. Marie wis also a cousin o Louis de Bourbon, Prince o Condé, "Le Grand Condé".


  1. Princess Cristine Charlotte o Savoy (1626) died young.
  2. Princess Louise Christine o Savoy (1 August 1627 – 7 Julie 1689) mairit Ferdinand Maximilian, Hereditary Prince o Baden-Baden an haed issue.
  3. Emmanuel Philibert o Savoy, Prince o Carignano (20 August 1628 – 23 Aprile 1709) mairit Maria Angela Caterina d'Este an haed issue.
  4. Prince Amedeo o Savoy (1629) died young.
  5. Prince Joseph Emmanuel o Savoy, Coont o Soissons (1631–1656).
  6. Prince Ferdinand o Savoy (1637)died young.
  7. Prince Eugene Maurice o Savoy, Coont o Soissons 2 Mairch 1635 – 6 Juin 1673) mairit Olympia Mancini an haed childer.

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