Jules François Armand, I. duc de Polignac

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Jules Auguste Armand Marie de Polignac, 1er prince de Polignac

Also Known As: "Marquis of Mancini", "1780 Duc de Polignac door Louis XVI"
Birthdate: (66)
Birthplace: Claye
Death: March 29, 1847 (66)
St Petersburg, Russia (, prince de Polignac.)
Immediate Family:

Son of Louis Héracle Armand de Polignac and Diane Adélaide Zéphirine Mancini
Husband of Barbara Campbell and Gabrielle de Polastron, duchesse de Polignac
Father of Armand Jules, IV. duc de Polignac; Aglaé Louise Françoise Gabrielle de Polignac; Armand, II. duc de Polignac; Jules, III. duc de Polignac and Camille Henri Melchior, comte de Polignac
Brother of Diane Louise Augustine de Polignac
Half brother of Elisabeth Julie Diane Sobakina and Heraclius de Polignac

Occupation: Marquis de Mancini, Prince de Fénétrange, Pair de France, Brigadier des Armées du Roi
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About Jules François Armand, I. duc de Polignac

Jules, 1st Duke of Polignac was a French nobleman and husband of Yolande de Polastron, the confidant of Queen Marie Antoinette. He was the first Duke of Polignac. He died at the age of seventy one.

Born Jules François Armand on June 7, 1746 at Claye-Souilly to Louis Héracle Armand de Polignac, Marquis of Polignac and his wife, Diane Adélaide Zéphirine Mancini herself a grand daughter of the Duke of Nevers and the Duke of Noailles. He bore the title of Marquis of Mancini. He was the couples fourth child (out of five) and their second son.

On 7 July 1767 he married Gabrielle Yolande Claude de Polastron. His wife was later the favourite of Marie Antoinette. As a result, Jules was created a duke on 20 September 1780. At the revolution, he fled France and died in Saint Petersburg at the age of 71. The Prince of Monaco is a descendant of Jules and his wife.

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Jules François Armand, I. duc de Polignac's Timeline

May 7, 1768
Paris, Paris, Île-de-France, France
January 15, 1771
Paris, Île-de-France, France
May 14, 1780
Versailles, Île-de-France, France
May 14, 1780
December 27, 1781
Age 1
Versailles, Paris, Ile-de-France, France
August 12, 1817
Age 37
London, Middlesex, United Kingdom
March 29, 1847
Age 66
St Petersburg, Russia