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Antonio I, Prince of Monaco

Antonio I
Prince of Monaco
Reign 3 January 1701 –
20 February 1731
Predecessor Louis I
Successor Louise Hippolyte
Born (1661-01-25)25 January 1661
Died 20 February 1731(1731-02-20) (aged 70)
Spouse Marie of Lorraine
Issue Louise Hippolyte, Princess of Monaco
Margherita Camilla, Princess of Isenghien
Father Louis I, Prince of Monaco
Mother Catherine Charlotte de Gramont

Antonio I (25 January 1661 – 20 February 1731) was the Prince of Monaco from 1701 to 1731. He was the elder son of Louis I, Prince of Monaco and Catherine Charlotte de Gramont.

In 1683 Antonio was named lieutenant in the Régiment du Roi Infanterie. In 1684 he was named colonel of the regiment of Soissonois. During the Nine Years War he was present at the Battle of Philippsburg (1688), the Battle of Fleurus (1690), the Siege of Mons (1691), and the Siege of Namur (1692).

On 21 August 1702 Antonio took the oath to King Louis XIV of France in the Parlement on account of being Duke of Valentinois and a Peer of France. He was made a knight of the French royal orders in 1724.

Marriage and children

Antonio married 13 June 1688 Marie de Lorraine-Armagnac (12 August 1674 – 30 October 1724), daughter of Louis de Lorraine-Guse, Count d'Armagnac.

They had six daughters of whom only three survived infancy :

  • Caterina Charlotte (7 October 1691 – 18 June 1696), Mademoiselle de Monaco.
  • Louise Hippolyte (10 November 1697 – 29 December 1731), successor of her father.
  • Elisabetta Charlotte (3 November 1698 – 25 August 1702), Mademoiselle de Valentinois.
  • Margherita Camilla (1 May 1700 – 27 April 1758), Mademoiselle de Carlades; married on 16 April 1720 to Louis de Gand-Vilain, Prince d'Isenghien and Marshal of France.
  • Maria Devota (15 March 1702 – 24 October 1703), Mademoiselle des Baux.
  • Maria Paolina Theresa Devota
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