Louis Alexandre de Bourbon, Coont o Toulouse

Louis Alexandre de Bourbon, "Légitimé de France" (6 Juin 1678 - 1 December 1737) wis the youngest illegitimate son o Keeng Louis XIV an Madame de Montespan. He wis creatit the creatit Coont o Toulouse[1] in 1681 at the time o his legitimation, an, in 1683 aged five, grand Admiral of Fraunce. He wis an aa the Duke o Penthièvre, o Vendôme, o Arc, o Châteauvillain, o Rambouillet. He wis an aa a hauf brither o Marie Anne, Princess o Conti an o Louis, Grand Dauphin as well as a cousin o the future Élisabeth Charlotte, Duchess o Lorraine. His property an titles wad be inherited bi his anly son Louis Jean Marie in 1793. He wis buried at the Ryal Chaipel o Dreux[2] in Fraunce ootside Paris. Furniture that ance belonged tae him is nou displayed in the Louvre. His niece Élisabeth Alexandrine de Bourbon, "Mademoiselle de Sens" wis named in his honour. He bought the Hôtel de Toulouse in Paris.

Louis Alexandre de Bourbon
Légitimé de France
Coont o Toulouse
Toulouse bi Hyacinthe Rigaud.
Born6 Juin 1678
Versailles, Fraunce
Dee'd1 December 1737(1737-12-01) (aged 59)
Château de Rambouillet, Fraunce
Buirial25 November 1783
Ryal Chaipel, Dreux, Fraunce
SpouseMarie Victoire de Noailles
IssueLouis Jean, Duke of Penthièvre
Full name
Louis Alexandre de Bourbon
FaitherLouis XIV o Fraunce
MitherMadame de Montespan
ReleegionRoman Catholicism
SeegnaturLouis Alexandre de Bourbon's signature



On 2 Februar 1723, the comte de Toulouse mairit Marie Victoire de Noailles, a dochter o the Anne Jules de Noailles, Duke o Noailles[3], in a private ceremony in Paris. The marriage wis kept secret until the daith o the Regent o Fraunce. The couple haed ane son.


  1. Louis Jean Marie de Bourbon, Duke o Penthièvre (16 November 1725 – 4 Mairch 1793) mairit Princess Maria Teresa Felicitas d'Este o Modena an haed issue.

References an notes

  1. The title bi which he is known
  2. Constructed bi his descendant Louise Marie Adélaïde de Bourbon, Duchess o Orléans an widow o Philippe Égalité
  3. Herself the widow o Louis de Pardaillan, Marquis o Gondrin

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