Philippe, Duke o Orléans, Regent o Fraunce

Philippe d'Orléans, Duke o Orléans, "Grandson o Fraunce", Regent o Fraunce (2 August 1674 – 2 December 1723) mairit Marie Françoise de Bourbon, Légitimée de Fraunce an haed issue. He actit as the regent o Fraunce for the young Keeng Louis XV o Fraunce frae 12 September 1715 – 15 Februar 1723. His teetle at the time wis Regent o the Kinrick [o Fraunce]. The American ceety o New Orleans wis named efter his teetle.

Philippe d'Orléans
Duke o Orléans
Regent o Fraunce
Portrait of Philippe d'Orléans, Duke of Orléans in armour by Jean-Baptiste Santerre.png
The Duke o Orléans in armour bi Jean Baptiste Santerre.
Regent o the Kinrick
tenure12 September 1715 – 15 Februar 1723
Born2 August 1674(1674-08-02)
Château de Saint Cloud, Fraunce
Dee'd2 December 1723 (aged 49)
Palace o Versailles, Fraunce
BuirialRyal Basilica, Saint Denis, Fraunce
SpouseMarie Françoise de Bourbon
IssueLouise Élisabeth, Duchess o Berry
Adélaïde, Abbess o Chelles
Charlotte Aglaé, Duchess o Modena
Louis, Duke o Orléans
Élisabeth, Queen o Spain
Philippine Élisabeth, Mademoiselle de Beaujolais
Louise, Princess o Conti
Full name
Philippe Charles d'Orléans
HooseHoose o Orléans
FaitherPhilippe o Fraunce
MitherElisabeth Charlotte o the Palatinate
SeegnaturPhilippe d'Orléans's signature
Crown of a Prince of the Blood of France.svg
Blason duche fr Orleans (moderne).svg


  1. Unnamed dochter kent as Mademoiselle de Valois (17 December 1693 - 17 October 1694) died in infancy.
  2. Marie Louise Élisabeth d'Orléans (20 August 1695 - 21 Julie 1719) mairit Charles o Fraunce, Duke o Berry an haed issue.
  3. Louise Adélaïde d'Orléans (13 August 1698 - 10 Februar 1743) Abbess o Chelles an niver mairit an haed nae issue.
  4. Charlotte Aglaé d'Orléans (20 October 1700 - 19 Januar 1761) mairit Francesco III d'Este, Duke o Modena an haed issue.
  5. Louis d'Orléans, Duke o Orléans (4 August 1703 - 4 Februar 1752) mairit Auguste o Baden-Baden an haed issue.
  6. Louise Élisabeth d'Orléans (11 December 1709 - 16 Juin 1742) mairit Keeng Louis I o Spain, nae issue.
  7. Philippine Élisabeth d'Orléans (18 December 1714 - 21 Mey 1734) engaged tae Infante Carlos o Spain but never mairit, nae issue.
  8. Louise Diane d'Orléans (27 Juin 1716 - 26 September 1736) mairit Louis François de Bourbon, Prince o Conti an haed issue.
  • He is thocht tae have haed illegitimate issue with various different mitresses including Madame de Parabère.

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