Florestan of Monaco, I

Florestan of Monaco, I

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Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Death 20 Jun 1856 (aged 70)
Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Burial Monaco-Ville, Monaco
Memorial ID 7832619 · View Source
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Monegasque Sovereign. Second in the line of succession to the throne of the Grimaldi dynasty as the son of Honore IV, he became Lord of the Principality at the death of his older brother Honore V (1841). He, having not been prepared for government care, had no significant influence in domestic politics but his lack of interest was largely compensated by his wife Mary Carolyne Gibert de Lametz who initiated attempts at economic and cultural reforms with the support of the Kingdom of Sardinia and at the same time, of France.

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  • Added: 3 Sep 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 7832619
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Florestan of Monaco, I (10 Oct 1785–20 Jun 1856), Find a Grave Memorial no. 7832619, citing Cathedral of Saint Nicholas, Monaco-Ville, Monaco ; Maintained by Find A Grave .