Philibert I, Duke of Savoy

Philibert I (17 August 1465, Chambéry 22 September 1482), surnamed the Hunter, was the son of Amadeus IX, Duke of Savoy and Yolande of Valois. Philibert was Duke of Savoy from 1472 to 1482.

Philibert I
Duke of Savoy
Reign30 March 1472 – 22 September 1482
PredecessorAmadeus IX
SuccessorCharles I
Born17 August 1465
Died22 September 1482(1482-09-22) (aged 17)
SpouseBianca Maria Sforza
FatherAmadeus IX, Duke of Savoy
MotherYolande of Valois
ReligionRoman Catholic

After his father's death in 1472, his mother became regent. He married in 1476 to his cousin Bianca Maria Sforza and had no children. Therefore, his duchy was inherited by his younger brother Charles after he died from tuberculosis at the age of just 17.


Philibert I, Duke of Savoy
Born: 17 August 1465 Died: 22 September 1482
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Amadeus IX
Duke of Savoy
Succeeded by
Charles I

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