Prince Charles Maurice, Count of Valentinois
|Charles Maurice of Monaco|
|Count of Valentinois|
A young Charles Maurice (second from left)
|Born||14 May 1727|
Hôtel Matignon, Paris, France
|Died||18 January 1798 (aged 70)|
|Spouse||Marie Christine de Rouvroy|
|Father||Jacques I of Monaco|
|Mother||Louise Hippolyte of Monaco|
Prince Charles Maurice, Count of Valentinois (14 May 1727 – 18 January 1798) was a Monégasque prince and member of the House of Grimaldi. He was known by his title Count of Valentinois. He had a fairly importanmt military career and was also a Grandee of Spain. He is also sometimes referred to as Prince Charles Maurice of Monaco.
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Born at the "Hôtel Matignon" in Paris, he was the eighth child of the reigning Princess Louise Hippolyte of Monaco and her husband Prince Jacques I. His father was the Duke of Valentinois but the title was given to Charles Maurice to be used as a Count.