Prince de Chimay

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Prince de Chimay is a title of Belgian nobility that is associated with the town of Chimay[1] in what is now Belgium.[2] The title is currently held by Philippe de Caraman-Chimay, 22nd Prince de Chimay.[citation needed] The main residence of the princely family is Chimay Castle, which is located in the town of Chimay in the Belgian province of Hainaut.[3]

Prince of Chimay
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Blason Joseph Marie Guy Henri Philippe de Riquet (1836-1892).svg
Current regionBelgium
Place of originChimay in Hainaut
Estate(s)Chimay Castle

Counts of ChimayEdit

Princes of ChimayEdit

House of CroÿEdit

House of ArenberghEdit

Charles de Ligne, 2nd Prince of Arenberg;
married to Anne of Croÿ, Princess of Chimay;

    1. Alexander of Arenberg, 7th Prince of Chimay;
      married to Madeleine of Egmont.

House of Henin-LiétardEdit

Prince de Chimay ad personam (1834)Edit

Prince de Chimay (1865)Edit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Hagemans, G. (1866). Histoire du pays de Chimay (in French). Brussels: F.-J. Olivier. Retrieved February 11, 2015. Prince de Chimay.
  2. ^ De Guibours, Pierre (1733). Histoire de la Maison Royale de France, et des grands officiers de la Couronne (in French). Paris. p. 43. Retrieved February 11, 2015.
  3. ^ Duplat, Guy (March 18, 2013), "Conte de fées à Chimay", La Libre Belgique (in French), Brussels, Belgium, retrieved February 11, 2015

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