Anne de Noailles, 1st Duke of Noailles

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Anne de Noailles
1st Duke of Noailles
Anne de Noailles, 1st Duke of Noailles
Bornafter 1613
Kingdom of France
Died(1678-02-15)15 February 1678
Paris, France
Noble familyNoailles
Spouse(s)Louise Boyer
FatherFrançois de Noailles, Count of Ayen
MotherRose de Roquelaure

Anne de Noailles, 1st Duke of Noailles (died 15 February 1678) was the great-grandson of Antoine, 1st comte de Noailles. He played an important part in the Fronde and the early years of the reign of Louis XIV, became captain-general of the newly won province of Roussillon, and in 1663 was created Duke of Noailles and peer of France.[1]

Two of Noailles' sons, Anne-Jules, 2nd Duke of Noailles, and Louis-Antoine, Cardinal de Noailles, raised the Noailles family to its greatest fame. A grandson married Françoise Charlotte d'Aubigné, niece of Madame de Maintenon.[1]


  1. ^ a b Chisholm 1911, p. 722.


  •  This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainChisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Noailles s.v. Anne". Encyclopædia Britannica. Vol. 19 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. pp. 722–723.
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New creation
Duc de Noailles
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