Victor-Maurice, comte de Broglie
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|Victor-Maurice, Comte de Broglie|
12 March 1647|
De Broglie house, Piedmont, France
|Died||4 August 1727(aged 80)|
|Occupation||Soldier and General|
Victor-Maurice de Broglie was born in the De Broglie house, a noble family originally from Piedmont. He was the son of François-Marie, comte de Broglie and Angelique de Vassal, Countess of Favria. After the death of his father he inherited Revel Counties and de Broglie, the marquisate of Senonches and also received the Government of La Bassee, near Lille.
He had three sons, one of whom predeceased him. The second son, Charles-Guillaume, marquis de Broglie, was his heir, while the third son, François-Marie, a general and a marshal of France like his father, became the first duc de Broglie.
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