Biography of Duque de Saboya Amadeo IX (1435-1472)

Ninth Duke of Savoy, called the blessed, son of Luis II and Anne, daughter of the King of Cyprus. He/She was born in Lournou in 1435. At the age of seventeen, he/she married Violante of France. He/She succeeded his father in 1465. The Chronicles present it as a charitable and magnanimous man. He/She fought against Galeazzo Sforcia, Duke of Milan; After taking him prisoner, signed peace, which clinched with a matrimonial Alliance with him. He/She died in 1472. Elevated to Beato, the church celebrates its holiday on March 31.