Adrien de Wignacourt

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Adrien de Wignacourt
Adrien de Wignacourt.jpg
Grand Master of the Order of Saint John
In office
24 July 1690 – 4 February 1697
Monarch King Charles III
Preceded by Gregorio Carafa
Succeeded by Ramon Perellos y Roccaful
Personal details
Born 1618
France
Died 4 February 1697
Malta
Resting place St. John's Co-Cathedral
Nationality French
Military service
Allegiance Sovereign Military Order of Malta Order of Saint John

Fra' Adrien de Wignacourt (1618 – 4 February 1697) was the 63rd Prince and Grand Master of the Order of Malta from 1690 to 1697.[1]

He was the nephew of Fra Alof de Wignacourt. He was elected Grand Master after the death of Fra Gregorio Carafa in 1690.

He died in 1697[2] and was succeeded by Fra Ramon Perellos.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The 79 Grand Masters". orderofmalta.int. Archived from the original (web) on November 13, 2011. Retrieved December 26, 2011. 
  2. ^ Denaro, Victor F. (1959). Houses in Kingsway and Old Bakery Street, Valletta Archived 2015-11-17 at the Wayback Machine.. Melita historica. Journal of the Malta Historical Society. 2 (4). p. 2015.

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Gregorio Carafa
Grand Master of the Knights Hospitaller
1690–1697
Succeeded by
Ramon Perellos y Roccaful