Prince François, Count of Thorigny

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Prince François of Monaco
Count of Thorigny
A young François (second from left)
Born(1726-02-04)4 February 1726
Hôtel Matignon, Paris, France
Died9 December 1743(1743-12-09) (aged 17)
SpouseNever married
Full name
François Charles Grimaldi
FatherJacques I of Monaco
MotherLouise Hippolyte of Monaco

Prince François of Monaco, Count of Thorigny (François Charles; 4 February 1726 – 9 December 1743) was a Monégasque prince and member of the House of Grimaldi. He was known by his title Count of Thorigny.[1]

Life[change | change source]

Born in Paris.

Born at the "Hôtel Matignon" in Paris,[2] he was the eighth child of the reigning Princess Louise Hippolyte of Monaco and her husband Prince Jacques I. His father was the Count of Thorigny[3] but the title was given to François. His older brother Honoré III would later become the next Prince of Monacao when their father died in 1751.

He died unmarried and childless

References[change | change source]

  1. Also spelt as "Torigni"
  2. His father's townhouse in Paris
  3. Through his mother's side