Jean d'Albert, 12th duc de Luynes

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Jean d'Albert de Luynes Dunois, 12th Duke of Luynes (16 February 1945, Mar del Plata-30 March 2008, Paris) was the son of Philippe d'Albert, 11th Duke of Luynes (1905–93) and the Argentine heiress Juana Diaz y Unzué (1914–93).[1]


He became the Duke of Chevreuse and Duke of Luynes in 1993. He was also the Marquis d'Albert, Pretender Prince of Neuchâtel and Vallengin, Count of Tours and Dunois.[1]


On 24 September 1973, he married to Christine Hélène Roussel (b. 1951), the daughter of Henri Roussel and sister of Thierry Roussel and, therefore, aunt of Athina Onassis Miranda.[2] They had two children:

  • Philippe Jean Paul Marie Raymond (b.3 January 1977, Neuilly-sur-Seine), 13th Duke of Luynes, m. (1999) Capucine Ubald Bocquet[3]
    • Margot d'Albert (b. 2005)[4]
    • Isabelle d'Albert (b. 2007)
    • François d'Albert (b. 2010)
  • Hélène Christine Marie (b.16 February 1979, Neuilly-sur-Seine), m. Philippe Hottinguer (b. 1969)
    • Jean Hottinguer (b. 2008)
    • Paul Hottinguer (b. 2009)
    • Oscar Hottinguer (b. 2011)

See also


French nobility
Preceded by
Philippe d'Albert
Duke of Luynes
Succeeded by
Philippe d'Albert