Giacomo Maria Brignole

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Giacomo Maria Brignole Sale (1724–1801) was a Genoese politician. He served as the last Doge of Genoa and served for two non-consecutive terms. His last term ran from 1795 until 1797, succeeding Giuseppe Maria Doria in the position.

He was born in Genoa. In 1797 Napoleon invaded the Republic of Genoa to avoid a British landing in Italy, and he was forced to abdicate. Brignole was exiled to Florence, where he died in 1801. He was an uncle of the Princess of Monaco.

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This article incorporates information from the equivalent article on the Italian Wikipedia.
Preceded by
Giuseppe Maria Doria
Doge of Genoa
1795-1797
Succeeded by
Title suppressed