Jacques I, Prince of Monaco

1689 - 1751

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Jacques I (Jacques François Léonor Goyon de Matignon Grimaldi; 21 November 1689 – 23 April 1751) was Prince of Monaco from 1731 to 1733. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jacques I, Prince of Monaco has received more than 82,648 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Jacques I, Prince of Monaco is the 4,148th most popular politician (up from 4,444th in 2019), the 1,352nd most popular biography from France (up from 1,389th in 2019) and the 338th most popular French Politician.

Jacques I, Prince of Monaco is most famous for being the first ruler of Monaco. He was the son of Honoré II, Prince of Monaco and Catherine Charlotte de Gramont. He ruled from 1662 to 1701.

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Among politicians, Jacques I, Prince of Monaco ranks 4,148 out of 15,710Before him are Emperor Wenzong of Tang, Margaret of Bavaria, Mykhailo Hrushevsky, Tudḫaliya IV, Emil Constantinescu, and Yelü Chucai. After him are Ptahhotep, Benigno Aquino Jr., Roberto Eduardo Viola, Thein Sein, Philip Noel-Baker, and Frank Lentini.

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Among people born in 1689, Jacques I, Prince of Monaco ranks 4Before him are Montesquieu, John V of Portugal, and Samuel Richardson. After him are Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, Joseph Bodin de Boismortier, Archduchess Maria Magdalena of Austria, Samuel Bellamy, Prince William, Duke of Gloucester, Blas de Lezo, Kilian Ignaz Dientzenhofer, and Alexis Piron. Among people deceased in 1751, Jacques I, Prince of Monaco ranks 7Before him are Tomaso Albinoni, Julien Offray de La Mettrie, Frederick I of Sweden, William IV, Prince of Orange, Frederick, Prince of Wales, and Louise of Great Britain. After him are Tokugawa Yoshimune, Leopold II, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau, Peter Lacy, Christopher Polhem, Jean Philippe Loys de Cheseaux, and Kilian Ignaz Dientzenhofer.

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Among people born in France, Jacques I, Prince of Monaco ranks 1,352 out of 5,234Before him are Paul Bourget (1852), Vincent of Beauvais (1190), Claude Garamond (1499), Elisabeth Therese of Lorraine (1711), Maria Francisca of Savoy (1646), and André Masson (1896). After him are Blanche of Bourbon (1339), Jacques-Germain Soufflot (1713), Maurice Thorez (1900), Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre (1749), Nicolas-Louis de Lacaille (1713), and Jean-Luc Nancy (1940).


Among politicians born in France, Jacques I, Prince of Monaco ranks 338Before him are Jacqueline, Countess of Hainaut (1401), Sextus Afranius Burrus (1), Piers Gaveston, 1st Earl of Cornwall (1284), Ferdinand Buisson (1841), Henri, Count of Paris (1908), and Francis I, Duke of Lorraine (1517). After him are Maurice Thorez (1900), Amadeus VI, Count of Savoy (1334), Charles of Valois, Duke of Berry (1446), James FitzJames, 1st Duke of Berwick (1670), Rudolph III of Burgundy (971), and François Fillon (1954).