Prince Ferdinand, Duke of Alençon

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Prince Ferdinand of Orléans
Duke of Alençon
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Born(1844-07-12)12 July 1844
Died29 June 1910(1910-06-29) (aged 65)
Burial
Royal Chapel, Dreux, France ]]
SpouseDuchess Sophie Charlotte in Bavaria
IssuePrincess Louise of Bavaria
Prince Emmanuel, Duke of Vendôme
Full name
French: Ferdinand Philippe Marie
HouseHouse of Orléans
FatherPrince Louis, Duke of Nemours
MotherPrincess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
ReligionRoman Catholicism
SignaturePrince Ferdinand of Orléans's signature

Ferdinand Philippe Marie d'Orléans, duc d'Alençon (12 July 1844 – 29 June 1910) was the son of Louis Charles Philippe Raphael d'Orléans, Duke of Nemours and Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (a first cousin of Britain's Queen Victoria).

Marriage and issue[edit]

On 28 September 1868, he married Sophie Charlotte Augustine, Duchess in Bavaria. The couple had two children:

  1. Louise d'Orléans (1869–1952), who married Prince Alfons of Bavaria (1862–1933) and had children.
  2. Emmanuel d'Orléans (1872–1931), duke of Vendôme, who married Princess Henriette of Belgium (1870–1948) and had children.

Ancestry[edit]