Counts of Anjou, c.870-1203
In 1204, Anjou was lost to King Philip II of France. It was re-granted as an apanage for Louis VIII's son Jean, who died in 1232 age thirteen, and then to Louis's youngest son, Charles (later the first Angevin King of Sicily).
Counts of Anjou, 1246 creation
In 1290, Marguerite married Charles, Comte de Valois, the younger brother of King Philippe IV of France. He became Count of Anjou in her right, and was created Duke of Anjou and a Peer of France in 1297.
Dukes of Anjou, 1297 creation
Counts of Anjou, 1332 creation
Counts of Anjou, 1356 creation
Dukes of Anjou, 1360 creation
On the death of the 5th Duke, Anjou returned to the Crown of France.
Duchess of Anjou, 1515 creation
Duke of Anjou, 1566 creation
- Henri, Duc d'Anjou et de Bourbon (1551-1589), son of King Henri II, succeeded as King Henri III in 1574
Dukes of Anjou, 1576 creation
- François, Duc d'Anjou, de Touraine et de Berry (1555-1584), brother of King Henri III
Dukes of Anjou of the House of Bourbon
- Gaston Jean-Baptiste, Duc d'Anjou (1608-1660), son of King Henri IV, styled Duke of Anjou from his birth until he was created Duke of Orléans in 1626
- Philippe, Duc d'Anjou (1640-1701), son of King Louis XIII, styled Duke of Anjou from birth until he was created Duke of Orléans in 1660
- Philippe, Duc d'Anjou (1668-1671), son of King Louis XIV, styled Duke of Anjou from birth
- Louis François, Duc d'Anjou (1672-1672), son of King Louis XIV, styled Duke of Anjou from birth
- Philippe, Duc d'Anjou (1683-1746), son of Louis, le Grand Dauphin and grandson of Louis XIV, styled Duke of Anjou from birth until he became King Felipe V of Spain in 1700
- Louis, Duc d'Anjou (1710-1774), son of Louis, le Petit Dauphin and great-grandson of Louis XIV, styled Duke of Anjou from birth until he became Dauphin in 1712, succeeded as King Louis XV in 1715
- Philippe, Duc d'Anjou (1730-1733), son of King Louis XV, styled Duke of Anjou from birth
- Charles Philippe d'Orléans, Duc d'Anjou (b. 1973), nephew of Henri, Count of Paris, Duke of France, Head of the Royal House of France as Henri VIII
Duke of Anjou, 1771 creation
Orleanist Dukes of Anjou
On December 8, 2004, Henry, Count of Paris, Duke of France, Head of the Royal House of France and Orléanist Pretender to the French Throne as Henri VII, granted his nephew Charles Philippe the title of Duke of Anjou. Anjou is one of the traditional titles of the Bourbon-Orléans line since its founder, Philippe I, Duc d'Orleans, younger son of Louis XIII, held the style Duke of Anjou from his birth until 1660.
Pretender Dukes of Anjou of the Spanish line
In 1941, Jaime, Duque de Segovia, claimed to have succeeded his father the exiled King Alfonso XIII of Spain as heir-male of the House of Capet and therefore as Legitimist claimant to the French throne. He then adopted the title of Duke of Anjou, as formerly born by his ancestor Felipe V of Spain.
see also: Lists of incumbents