Prince de Chimay

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Prince of Chimay
Crown of a Prince (Netherlands and Belgium).svg
Blason Joseph Marie Guy Henri Philippe de Riquet (1836-1892).svg
Current region Belgium
Place of origin Chimay in Hainaut
Estate Chimay Castle

Prince de Chimay is a title of Belgian nobility that is associated with the town of Chimay[1] in what is now Belgium.[2] The title is currently held by Philippe de Caraman-Chimay, 22nd Prince de Chimay.[3] The main residence of the princely family is Chimay Castle, which is located in the town of Chimay in the Belgian province of Hainaut.[4]

Counts of Chimay[edit]

Princes of Chimay (1486)[edit]

Prince de Chimay ad personam (1834)[edit]

Prince de Chimay (1865)[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Hagemans, G. (1866). Histoire du pays de Chimay (in French). Brussels: F.-J. Olivier. Retrieved February 11, 2015. 
  2. ^ De Guibours, Pierre (1733). Histoire de la Maison Royale de France, et des grands officiers de la Couronne (in French). Paris. p. 43. Retrieved February 11, 2015. 
  3. ^ Caraman-Chimay
  4. ^ Duplat, Guy (March 18, 2013), "Conte de fées à Chimay", La Libre Belgique (in French), Brussels, Belgium, retrieved February 11, 2015 

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