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François Grimaldi, also known as “Malizia”

On the evening of 8 January 1297, François Grimaldi, concealing his weapons under the disguise of a Franciscan monk, took the fortress of Monaco from the Ghibellines, thus beginning the Grimaldi dynasty.

Date de référence :
Dies in 1309

Related Places :
Monaco - Prince's Palace