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Counts of Savoy

Dukes of Savoy

Kings of Sardinia

Line of Carignano

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Chronology

Dates down to 1059 are approximate.

Names and Titles

The use of the title ‘count of Savoy’ dates from 1125. Victor Emmanuel III was styled emperor of Ethiopia from 1936 to 1943, king of Albania from 1939 to 1943.

Cognasso, F., Umberto Biancamano (Turin, 1929).——I Savoia (Milan, 1971).

1000–1048

Humbert I, Whitehands (count in Savoy and Belley by 1000, in Aosta and Maurienne by 1043)

1048–1051

Amadeus I (son)

1051–1059

Otto (brother)

1059–1078

Peter I (son)

1078–1080

Amadeus II (brother)

1080–1103

Humbert II, the Fat (son)

1103–1148

Amadeus III (son)

1148–1189

Bl Humbert III (son)

1189–1233

Thomas (son)

1233–1253

Amadeus IV (son)

1253–1263

Boniface (son)

1263–1268

Peter II (son of Thomas)

1268–1285

Philip I (brother)

1285–1323

Amadeus V, the Great (nephew)

1323–1329

Edward the Liberal (son)

1329–1343

Aymon the Pacific (brother)

1343–1383

Amadeus VI, the Green Count (son)

1383–1391

Amadeus VII, the Red Count (son)

1391–1440

Amadeus VIII (son; made duke of Savoy by emperor Sigismund 1416; abdicated, died 1451)

1440–1465

Louis (son)

1465–1472

Bl Amadeus IX (son)

1472–1482

Philibert I, the Hunter (son)

1482–1490

Charles I, the Warrior (brother)

1490–1496

Charles John Amadeus (son)

1496–1497

Philip II of Bresse (son of Louis)

1497–1504

Philibert II, the Handsome (son)

1504–1553

Charles II, the Good (brother)

1553–1580

Emmanuel Philibert (son)

1580–1630

Charles Emmanuel I, the Great (son)

1630–1637

Victor Amadeus I (son)

1637–1638

Francis Hyacinth (son)

1638–1675

Charles Emmanuel II (brother)

1675–1730

Victor Amadeus II (son; king of Sardinia 1720; abdicated, died 1732)

1730–1773

Charles Emmanuel III (son)

1773–1796

Victor Amadeus III (son)

1796–1802

Charles Emmanuel IV (son; abdicated, died 1819; French rule of Savoy and Piedmont 1792/8–1814)

1802–1821

Victor Emmanuel I (brother; abdicated, died 1824)

1821–1831

Charles Felix (brother)

1831–1849

Charles Albert (prince of Carignano; seventh in descent from Charles Emmanuel I; abdicated, died 1849)

1849–1878

Victor Emmanuel II (son; kingdom of Italy 1861)

1878–1900

Humbert I (son)

1900–1946

Victor Emmanuel III (son; abdicated, died 1947)

1946

Humbert II (son; regent 1944–6; deposed, died 1983; proclamation of the republic)

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