A noble Italian
family, the title created by Charles V
. The head of the Genoese
branch, Andrea Doria
, commanded the papal fleet
at the Battle of Lepanto
. Another member of the family became Pope Innocent X
The head of the family in the Second World War was Prince Filippo Andrea VI Doria Pamphilj, whose daughter Princess Orietta married Frank Pogson, a Briton, who adopted the noble surname. He died in 1998 and she in 2000. The present head of the family is Prince Jonathan, their son.