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Victor Amadeus III of Savoy

Victor Amadeus III (Vittorio Amedeo III in Italian b. June 26, 1726 d. October 16, 1796) was the Duke of Savoy from 1773 to 1796 (see below for all titles.)

Titles of the Crown at the time of Vittorio Amedeo III:

VITTORIO AMEDEO III, per la grazia di Dio Re di Sardegna, Cipro e Gerusalemme; Duca di Savoja, Monferrato[?], Chablais[?], Aosta[?], e Genevese; Principe di Piemonte ed Oneglia; Marchese d'Italia Saluzzo[?], Susa, Ivrea, Ceva, Maro, Oristano, Sezana; Conte di Moriana, Geneva, Nizza, Tenda, Asti, Alessandria, Goceano; Barone di Vaud e di Faucigny; Signore di Vercelli, Pinerolo, Tarantasia, Lumellino, Val di Sesia; Principe e Vicario perpetuo del Sacro Romano Imperio in Italia.

He married Maria Antonietta of Bourbon, daughter of Philip V of Spain and has children including:

  1. Carlo Emanuele
  2. Louise Maria Josephina 1753-1810, married Louis XVIII of France
  3. Maria Teresa (1756-1805), married Charles X of France
  4. Vittorio Emanuele
  5. Carlo Felice

preceded by Carlo Emanuele III
succeeded by Carlo Emanuele IV

See also: Kings of Savoy

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