93 views this week
William I of Geneva

William I of Geneva

Count of Geneva
The basics
Occupations Count
Gender male
Birth County of Geneva
Death July 25, 1195 (Annecy)
Father: Amadeus I of Geneva
Children: franzingxxx klindix Margaret of GenevaWilliam II of GenevaHumbert of Geneva
The details

William I of Geneva (c. 1132 – 25 July 1195) was Count of Geneva from 1178 to 1195, in succession to his father, Count Amadeus I of Geneva. William's mother was Amadeus' wife, Matilda de Cuiseaux.
He died at the Château de Novel in Annecy.


  • His first wife was Marguerite Beatrice de Faucigny, by whom he had three children:
    • Humbert of Geneva
    • Marguerite of Geneva, wife of Thomas I of Savoy
    • William II of Geneva
  • His second wife was Agnes of Savoy, daughter of Amadeus III of Savoy, by whom he had one daughter:
    • Beatrice of Geneva
  • His third marriage, to Beatrice de Vaupergue, was childless.
  • In 1195 William was escorting his daughter Marguerite to France for her intended wedding to King Philip II. Thomas of Savoy ambushed the party, carried off Marguerite and married her himself, producing some eight sons and six daughters.
  • Previte-Orton 1912, p. 313.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
comments so far.
arrow-left arrow-right arrow-up arrow-down instagram whatsapp myspace quora soundcloud spotify tumblr vk website youtube stumbleupon comments comments pandora gplay iheart tunein pandora gplay iheart tunein itunes