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Janus de Savoie
Comte de Genève

Other Titles and Honours

Baron de Faucigny, 1426[1]
Baron de Beaufort, 1426[1]
Seigneur de Ugine, 1426[1]
Seigneur de Faverges, 1426[1]
Seigneur de Gourdans, 1426[1]
Knight of the Order of the Collar (Italy)[1]

Positions Held

Governor of Nice, 1459 & 1476[1]
Governor of Ventimiglia, 1459[1]
Governor of Valle di Lantosca, 1459[1]
Lieutenant of Nice, 1459 & 1476[1]
Lieutenant of Ventimiglia, 1459[1]
Lieutenant of Valle di Lantosca, 1459[1]

Main Events

He attended the coronation of Louis Xi of France and was made a knight by the Duke of Burgundy. He supported the king in his dispute against Charles, Duke of Burgundy. He founded the San Francis de Cluses monastery in Faucigny in 1471.[1] His will was dated 22 April 1491.[2]

Place of death: Annecy[1]
Place of burial: Church of St Dominic, Annecy[2]



1. P. Litta, L. Passerini et al. Famiglie celebri di Italia. Milan: Presso P.E. Giusti, 1819-1852

2. C. Cawley. Medieval Lands - A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families. The Foundation for Medieval Genealogy. Е2018.

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