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The Hôtel d'Aumont in Paris.
Blason Maison d'Aumont
Arms of the dukes.

The title of Duke of Aumont was established in 1665. It was first given to Antoine d'Aumont de Rochebaron (1601–1669). For a long time, the dukes of Aumont had the title of first Gentleman of the Chamber of the King (gentilhomme de la chambre du Roi). They were a fairly influential and wealthy family. They owned the Hôtel d'Aumont a large townhouse in Paris. The family also had many other titles including "Marquis of Villequier". This was sometimes used by the heir to the ducal title.

List of dukes

  1. Antoine d'Aumont de Rochebaron (1601-1669)
  2. Louis Marie Guy d'Aumont de Rochebaron (1732-1799)
  3. Louis Marie Augustin d'Aumont de Rochebaron (1709-1782)
  4. Louis Alexandre Céleste d'Aumont (1736-1814)
  5. Louis Marie Céleste d'Aumont (1762-1831).
  6. Adolphe Henri Aimery d'Aumont (1785-1849).
  7. Louis Marie Joseph d'Aumont (1809-1888).
  8. Jean-Jacques d'Aumont (1840-1901).
  9. Louis-Marie-Joseph II d'Aumont (1872-1956).
  10. Louis-Henri d'Aumont, (1922-2006).
  11. Jacques Joseph d'Aumont (1950-).


The present reigning Prince of Monaco is a direct descendant of the family.

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