Originally Posted by CyrilVladisla
On this day, January 10, 1662 ~ Demise of Prince Honore II of Monaco in Monaco
Honore II was the 1st ruler of Monaco to style himself Prince and was styled Lord of Monaco from 1604–1612. In 1612 Monaco was recognized as a Principality and later Louis XIII granted the Prince the titles Duke of Valentinois ,Marquise of Baux ,Count of Carladès ,Baron of Calvinet , Buis and Sire de Saint-Rémy-de-Provence .
Honore II reigned 1604-1662.