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Charles II de Savoie
6th Duc de Savoie
(1489–96)

Other names: Charles-Jean-Amé

Biographical

6th Duc de Savoie 1490–96†
Titular King of Cyprus 1490-96†
Titular King of Jerusalem 1490–96†
Titular King of Armenia 1490-96†
Prince of the Holy Roman Empire
Principe di Piemonte 1490–96†
Titular Prince of Achaia 1490-96†
Duc de Chablais 1490-96†
Duca d'Aosta 1490-96†
Marchese di Ivrea 1490–96†
Marchese di Torino 1490–96†
Marchese in Italia 1490–96†
Comte de Maurienne 1490–96†
Comte de Nice 1490–96†
Comte de Genevois 1491–96†
Comte de Villars 1490–96†
Comte de Romont 1490–96†
Baron de Faucigny 1491–96†
Baron de Vaud 1490–96†
Baron de Gex 1490–96†
Seigneur de Bugey 1490–96†
Seigneur de Beaufort 1490–96†
Titular seigneur de Fribourg 1490–96†
Signore di Pinerolo 1490–96†
Signore di Vercelli 1490–96†

As Charles II was only a child during his short reign, the duchy was administered by his mother as regent, and the two lieutenants general of Savoy and Piedmont that she appointed, François de Savoie, Archbishop of Auch, and Charles' great-uncle Philippe (later Philippe II, Duke of Savoy). He died on his return to Moncalieri after spending winter in Turin.

Place of birth: Turin
Place of death: Moncalieri
Place of burial: Church of Notre Dame, Moncalieri

Son of Charles I de Savoie and Bianca Palaiologina.



 

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