Prince Charles, Count of Carladès
Prince Charles of Monaco, Count of Carladés (Charles Marie Auguste; 1 January 1722 – 24 August 1749), was a Monégasque prince. He was known as the Count of Carladés. He was also the Count of Matignon.
|Charles of Monaco|
|Count of Carladès|
|Born||1 January 1722|
Hôtel Matignon, Paris, France
|Died||24 August 1749 (aged 27)|
|Father||Jacques I of Monaco|
|Mother||Louise Hippolyte of Monaco|
Charles was born in Paris. He was the fourth child and third son of Princess Louise Hippolyte of Monaco and her husband Jacques I of Monaco. As the son of the then-reigning monarch of Monaco, he was a member of the House of Grimaldi. He was given the title of "Count of Carladés". He was also given the title of Count of Matignon in June 1744. aged 12.
Charles never married and never had children. He died of smallpox in the town of Prats-de-Mollo-la-Preste in the Pyrenees.
- ↑ François-Alexandre Aubert de La Chesnaye des Bois (1774). Dictionnaire de la Noblesse. Vve Duchesne. p. 368.