Duke of Saint-Simon

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Duke of Saint-Simon
Creation date 1630
First holder Claude de Rouvroy, duc de Saint-Simon
Last holder Louis de Rouvroy, duc de Saint-Simon
Extinction date 1755

Duke of Saint-Simon (Fr.: duc de Saint-Simon) was a noble title in the peerage of France.

The title originates from the seigneury of that was held by the noble house of Rouvroy, lords of Saint-Simon, Aisne. The large family belonged to the high nobility and a Dukedom was passed from father to son in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. The latter, Louis de Rouvroy, duc de Saint-Simon, has been immortalized as one of the greatest diarists in European history.

List of Dukes of Saint-Simon, 1630—1755[edit]

From To Duke of Saint-Simon
1630 1693 Claude de Rouvroy, duc de Saint-Simon (1607-1693)
1693 1755 Louis de Rouvroy, duc de Saint-Simon (1675-1755)


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