Victor Amadeus III of Sardinia
|Victor Amadeus III|
|Reign||20 February 1773 – 16 October 1796|
|Died||16 October 1796 (aged 70)|
Victor Amadeus III (Vittorio Amadeo Maria; 26 June 1726 – 16 October 1796) was
Born at the
As a young prince, he surrounded himself with intellectuals and ministers, many of whom would come to prominence in his reign. He was privately conservative and very religious person, who, as a young boy, stayed far from public life. His father felt him to be unsuitable to hold power.
Good-natured but naive, Savoy would be loved by his subjects for his generosity.