Information about Lord Jean II of Monaco

Lord Jean II of Monaco (1468 - 11 October 1505)

Jean II (Giovanni II), was Lord of Monaco from March 1494 until his death. He was the eldest son of Lambert Grimaldi and Claudine Grimaldi. During his 11-year reign, he pursued the politics of his father. He was made Lieutenant of the Riviera by King Charles VIII of France.

Jean married Antonia of Savoy, illegitimate daughter of the Duke of Savoy and his mistress Libera Portoneri, in 1486. The marriage was childless.

He was murdered by his brother Lucien, who then became Lord of Monaco.

Lord Jean II of Monaco reigned in...
Reigned asIn CountryFromToCoins Issued
Lord Jean II Flag of Monaco Monaco 15 March 1494 11 October 1505
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