|Full Name||unknown - Comte de St. Germain (possibly: Leopold George)|
|Birth Date||1691 (possible)|
|Death Date||February 27, 1784|
|Cause of Death||old age|
|Education||University of Siena|
|Father||Francis II Rakoczi (possible)|
|Mother||Violante Beatrice of Bavaria (possible)|
St. Germain's parentage and circumstances of birth are shrouded in mystery, and are not known in terms of concrete fact. However, he claimed later in life to have been the legitimate son of Francis II Rakoczi, Prince of Transylvania, and his wife Violante Beatrice, the Duchess of Bavaria. Though St. Germain was renowned for inventing wild stories about himself and embellishing tales, this claim actually seems probable. St. Germain grew up wealthy, and recieved an aristocratic education, which would have required parents of high standing. He was also accepted by royalty all over the world and treated as an equal. When Rakoczi died, he mentioned in his will a son that was officially announced to have died at the age of 4. It is believed that St. Germain was likely that son, as there would be no sense in leaving a trust to a son that died decades ago. Historians speculate that his identity was likely concealed due to the persecution of the Habsburg lineage at the time.
St. Germain was educated by Gian Gastone de Medici, the last of the Medici family. If his parentage is to be believed, Medici was also his uncle-in-law.
St. Germain was an acquaintance of Horace Walpole.
St. Germain was hired by Louis XV of France for a diplomatic mission in 1749.