Vittorio Amedeo II, Duke of Savoy

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Vittorio Amedeo II, Duke of Savoy Gender: M
Vittorio Amedeo Sebastiano
born on 14 May 1666 (greg.) at 12:15 (= 12:15 PM )
Place Turin, Italy, 45n03, 7e40
Timezone LMT m7e40 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 23°46' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 29°08 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 04°23'

Duke of Savoy Vittorio Amedeo II


Italian royalty, Duke of Savoy from 1675 to 1730. Having fought in the War of the Spanish Succession, he became king of Sicily in 1713 but he was forced to exchange this title and instead became king of Sardinia to which his direct descendants claim as part of the Kingdom of Italy. Vittorio Amedeo (English: Victor Amadeus) left a considerable cultural influence in Turin remodeling the Royal Palace of Turin, Palace of Venaria, Palazzina di caccia of Stupinigi as well as building the Basilica of Superga where he rests, having died on 31 October 1732 aged 66.

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Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes from "Anna Maria d'Orleans: regina di Sardegna duchessa di Savoia, Saint-Cloud 27 agosto 1669-Torino 26 agosto 1728" by Maria Teresa Reineri (Centro studi piemontesi, 2006), p. 55: "Nell'atto di nascita e battesimo conservato negli archivi di corte a Torino, Carlo Emanuele II di Savoia dichiara che il principe suo figliolo è nato alle dodici e un quarto, ora d'Italia, o sette e tre quarti del mattino, ora di Francia, di venerdì 14 maggio 1666."

Translation: In the act of birth and baptism in the archives of the court in Turin, Carlo Emanuele II of Savoy declares that the prince, his son, was born at twelve-fifteen, now in Italy, or seven-forty-five in the morning, now in France, on Friday, 14 May 1666.


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