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Prince Joseph of Monaco

Prince Joseph
Spouse Marie Thérèse de Choiseul
Marie Camille, marquise de La Tour-du-Pin
Athénais, marquise de Louvois
Full name
Joseph Marie Jerôme Honoré Grimaldi
Father Honoré III, Prince of Monaco
Mother Maria Caterina Brignole
Born 10 September 1763
Hôtel Matignon, Paris, France
Died 28 June 1816(1816-06-28) (aged 52)
Paris, France

Prince Joseph of Monaco (Joseph Marie Jerôme Honoré; 10 September 1763 – 28 June 1816) was a Monagasque prince and brother of Honoré IV, Prince of Monaco.


He was the second son of Honoré III, Prince of Monaco and his Genovese wife Maria Caterina Brignole.[1] He married Françoise de Choiseul, a niece of Étienne François, duc de Choiseul, on 6 April 1782.[1] The marriage produced three children, only one of whom left descendants.

Prince Joseph's wife was executed in July 1794.[1] He was remarried to Frances Rainford, by whom he had no children.


  1. Princess Marie Camille of Monaco (22 Apr 1784 – 8 May 1879) married René, Marquis de La Tour-du-Pin and had issue.
  2. Princess Athénais of Monaco (2 June 1786 – 11 September 1860) married Auguste Le Tellier de Souvré, Marquis de Louvois and had no issue.
  3. Princess Delphine of Monaco (born 22 July 1788) never married.

Titles, styles, honours and arms

Titles and styles

  • 10 September 1763 – 28 June 1816 His Serene Highness Prince Joseph of Monaco.



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