Amadeus II (Savoy)

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Amadeus II. (* Around 1050; † January 26, 1080 ) was Count of Savoy and a son of Count Otto of Savoy and his wife Adelheid of Susa-Turin .


Amadeus was strongly influenced by his mother Adelheid and was married to Johanna von Geneva. Several children sprang from this marriage:

After the death of his brother Peter in 1078 he took over the reign of the House of Savoy for a short time .


  • Marie José: The House of Savoy. From the origins to the red count. Pro Castellione Foundation, Niedergesteln 1994.

Individual evidence

  1. ^ A b C. W. Previte Orton: The problem of the two Humberts. In: The Early History of the House of Savoy. 1000-1233. ( - family tree p. 66. or p. 480. )
  2. a b Amadeus II. Count of Savoy † 1080., accessed on November 22, 2015 .
predecessor Office successor
Peter I. Count of Savoy
Humbert II