Helene o Mecklenburg-Schwerin

Helene o Mecklenburg-Schwerin (Helene Luise Elisabeth; 24 Januar 1814 – 17 Mey 1858) wis a wife o the son an hier o Keeng Louis Philippe I o the French. She wis cired the Duchess o Orléans as well as the Princess Ryal o Fraunce, her 1837 mairriage in tae the eldest son o Louis Philippe I, and wis as such the wife o the heir tae the French throne.

Helene o Mecklenburg-Schwerin
Duchess o Orléans
Portrait of Helene of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, (Duchess of Orleans) with her son Prince Louis Philippe, Count of Paris by Winterhalter.jpg
Portrait by Franz Xaver Winterhalter c.1839
Born24 Januar 1814(1814-01-24)
Schloss Ludwigslust, Germany
Dee'd17 Mey 1858(1858-05-17) (aged 44)
Lunnon, Ingland
Buirial"Ryal Chaipel, Dreux, Fraunce
SpousePrince Ferdinand Philippe, Duke o Orléans
IssuePrince Philippe, Coont o Paris
Prince Robert, Duke o Chartres
Full name
Helene Luise Elisabeth
HooseMecklenburg-Schwerin (bi birth)
Orléans (bi mairriage)
FaitherFrederick Louis, Hereditary Grand Duke o Mecklenburg-Schwerin
MitherKaroline Luise o Saxe-Weimar
Coat of Arms of Duchess Helene of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (Order of Maria Luisa).svg


On 30 Mey 1837 at the Pailace o Fontainebleau, he mairit Prince Ferdinand Philippe o Orléans, "Duke o Orléans", son an heir o Keeng Louis Philippe I o the French, as such Helene became a Princess o Orléans bi mairiage as well as the Duchess o Orléans.


  1. Prince Philippe o Orléans, Coont o Paris ( 24 August 1838 – 8 September 1894) mairit Princess Marie Isabelle o Orléans an haed issue.
  2. Prince Robert o Orléans, Duke o Chartres (November 9 1840 – December 5 1910) mairit Princess Françoise o Orléans an haed issue.

Teetles an stylesEedit

  • 24 Januar 1814 – 30 Mey 1837 Her Highness Princess Helene o Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Duchess o Mecklenburg-Schwerin.
  • 30 Mey 1837 – 13 Julie 1842 Her Ryal Highness The Duchess o Orléans, Princess o Orléans, Princess Ryal o Fraunce.
  • 13 Julie 1842 – 17 Mey 1858 Her Ryal Highness The Dowager Duchess o Orléans, Dowager Princess Ryal o Fraunce.