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Royal Genealogy

Jean de Savoie
Bishop of Geneva
(-1522)


Positions Held

Vice general of Geneva
[1]
Abbot of Pinerolo
[1]
Prior of Cilingi
[1]
Protonotary apostolic
[1]

Main Events

In 1500, Geneva had begun to embrace Lutheranism and oppose Savoy rule. The duke of Savoy was preparing to invade the city, but Jean was able to mediate and restore peace temporarily.  In 1501, he was sent to represent the duke of Savoy at the marriage of the daughter of Louis XII of France to Franуois de Valois.
[1]

Place of death: Abbey of Pinerolo
[1]
Place of burial: Chapel of Santa Lucia, church of the abbey of Pinerolo
[2]


 
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Sources

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

2. D. Carutti. Storia della cittЯ di Pinerolo. Pinerolo: Tipografia Chiantore-Mascarelli, 1897.
 

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