Princess Marie o Orléans (1813–1839)

Princess Marie o Orléans (Marie Christine Caroline Adélaïde Françoise Léopoldine; 12 Aprile 1813 – 6 Januar 1839) wi born a Princess o the bluid an wis a aa an, airtist, an, duchess o Württemberg (1837) bi mairiage. Afore her mairiage she wis styled "Mademoiselle de Valois", but wis later styled aa Princess Marie o Orléans when her faither became Louis Philippe I o the French in August o 1830.

Marie o Orléans
Duchess Alexander o Württemberg
Marie d'Orléans von Württemberg.jpg
Marie with her son bi Winterhalter.
Born12 Apryle 1813(1813-04-12)
Palazzo d'Orléans, Palermo, Sicily
Dee'd6 Januar 1839(1839-01-06) (aged 25)
Pisa, Tuscany
Buirial27 Januar 1839
Ryal Chaipel, Dreux, Fraunce
SpouseDuke Alexander o Württemberg
IssueDuke Philipp o Württemberg
Full name
Marie Christine Caroline Adélaïde Françoise Léopoldine d'Orléans
FaitherLouis Philippe I
MitherMaria Amalia o the Twa Sicilies
ReleegionRoman Catholicism


On 17 October 1837, Marie d'Orléans mairit Prince Alexander o Württemberg, son o Duke Alexander o Württemberg an his wife Princess Antoinette o Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld. The cadet branch o a nae very prestigious German princely faimily, Alexander wis nevertheless the nephew baith o King Frederick I o Württemberg (via his faither) an o Leopold I o Belgium (via his mither). He wis an aw a first cousin o baith Queen Victoria an her husband, Prince Albert an Portuguese Keeng Ferdinand II an Roushie Emperors Alexander I an Nicholas I. The ceremony teuk place on 18 October 1837 at the Grand Trianon in Versailles.


  1. Duke Philipp o Württemberg (Julie 30 1838 – October 11 1917) mairit Airchduchess Maria Theresa o Austrick an haed issue.

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