Duke of Genoa

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Not to be confused with Doge of Genoa.

The Duke of Genoa was a subsidiary title of the King of Sardinia. It was first awarded in 1815 to Prince Charles Felix of Savoy future king of Sardinia. In 1831 the title was given to Prince Ferdinando of Savoy, second son of King Charles Albert of Sardinia. The title became extinct on the death of Prince Eugenio, great-grandson of King Charles Albert in 1996.

Name Portrait Birth Marriages Death
Prince Charles Felix
1815–1821
Carlo Felice by Bernero.jpg
6 April 1765
Turin
fifth son of Victor Amadeus III of Sardinia and Maria Antonietta of Spain
Maria Cristina of Naples and Sicily
7 March 1807
Palermo
without issue
27 April 1831
Turin
aged 66
Prince Ferdinando
1831–1855
1st Duke of Genoa.jpg
15 November 1822
Florence
second son of Charles Albert of Sardinia and Maria Theresa of Austria
Princess Elisabeth of Saxony
22 April 1850
Dresden
two children
10 February 1855
Turin
aged 32
Prince Tommaso
1855–1931
Montabone, Luigi (18..-1877) - Tommaso di Savoia-Genova - 1.jpg
6 February 1854
Palazzo Chiablese, Turin
only son of Ferdinando and Princess Elisabeth of Saxony
Princess Isabella of Bavaria
14 April 1883
Nymphenburg Palace
six children
15 April 1931
Turin
aged 77
Prince Ferdinando
1931–1963
Ferdinando di savoia.jpg
21 April 1884
Turin
eldest son of Prince Tommaso and Princess Isabella of Bavaria
Maria Luigia Alliaga Gandolfi
28 February 1938
Turin
without issue
24 June 1963
Bordighera
aged 79
Prince Filiberto
1963–1990
Stemma della casa savoia genova.jpg
10 March 1895
Turin
second son of Prince Tommaso and Princess Isabella of Bavaria
Princess Lydia of Arenberg
30 April 1928
Turin
without issue
7 September 1990
Lausanne
aged 95
Prince Eugenio
1990–1996
Stemma della casa savoia genova.jpg
13 March 1906
Turin
fourth son of Prince Tommaso and Princess Isabella of Bavaria
Princess Lucia of Bourbon-Two Sicilies
30 April 1928
Nymphenburg Palace
one daughter
8 December 1996
São Paulo
aged 90

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