Prince Ferdinand, Duke of Alençon

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Prince Ferdinand of Orléans
Duke of Alençon
Born(1844-07-12)12 July 1844
Died29 June 1910(1910-06-29) (aged 65)
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.