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Duke of Orléans is one of the most important titles in the French peerage, dating back at least to the 14th century. It was attributed always to princes of the Royal Family and was thus a junior branch of the ruling house. Very often in French History, the Duke of Orléans had an important political role. The Orléans came to the throne with Louis XII (15th century) and Louis-Philippe (19th century). The descendents of the family are the current pretenders to the French throne, and the title has been used by several members of the House. The status of Peer of France was held by the greatest and highest-ranking of the French nobility. ... (13th century - 14th century - 15th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 14th century was that century which lasted from 1301 to 1400. ... A prince (from the Latin princeps) is a male member of royalty or a royal family. ... This is a list of non-ruling members of the French royal family. ... Gaul For details, see the main Gaul article. ... Louis XII Louis XII the Father of the People (French: Louis XII le Père du Peuple) (June 27, 1462 - January 1, 1515) was King of France from 1498-January 1, 1515. ... (14th century - 15th century - 16th century - other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 15th century was that century which lasted from 1401 to 1500. ... Louis-Philippe of France (October 6, 1773–August 26, 1850), served as the Orleanist king of the French from 1830 to 1848. ... Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... A Pretender is a claimant to an abolished or already occupied throne. ...

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Dukes of Orléans, first creation (1344)

Events English king Edward III introduces three new gold coins, the florin. ... Events End of the Kemmu restoration and beginning of the Muromachi period in Japan. ... Events March – The treaty between England and France is extended until April of 1377. ... Philip VI of Valois (French: Philippe VI de Valois; 1293–August 22, 1350) was the King of France from 1328 to his death. ...

Dukes of Orléans, second creation (1392)

Events Korean founder of the Joseon Dynasty General Yi Seonggye leads a coup détat, overthrowing the kingdom of Goryeo and founding the kingdom of Joseon Afyonkarahisar in western Turkey is conquered by Sultan Beyazid I Louis de Valois is created the 1st Duke of Orléans, the second time... Louis de Valois ( March 13, 1372 – November 23, 1407) was Duke of Orléans from 1392 to his death. ... Events Births March 13 - Louis of Valois, Duke of Orléans, son of king Charles V of France Princess Beatrice of Portugal, heiress to the throne during the 1383-1385 Crisis Deaths Categories: 1372 ... Events November 20 - A solemn truce between John, Duke of Burgundy and Louis of Valois, Duke of Orléans is agreed under the auspicies of John, Duke of Berry. ... Charles V the Wise ( French: Charles V le Sage) ( January 31, 1338 – September 16, 1380) was king of France ( 1364 to 1380) and a member of the Valois Dynasty. ... Charles of Valois, Duc dOrléans (November 24, 1394 – January 5, 1465) became Duke of Orléans in 1407, following the murder of his father, Louis of Valois. ... Events Many Jews left Barcelona after the 1391 massacres, though a large number remained in the city. ... Events February - Norway who was also serving as King of Sweden is declared deposed from the later throne. ... Louis XII Louis XII the Father of the People (French: Louis XII le Père du Peuple) (June 27, 1462 - January 1, 1515) was King of France from 1498-January 1, 1515. ... Events Settlers from Portugal begin to settle the Cape Verde islands. ... Events June - Invasion of Persia by Sultan Selim I of the Ottoman Empire. ...

Dukes of Orléans of the House of Valois-Angoulême

  • Henri de Valois, Duc d'Orléans (1519-1559) styled Duke of Orléans from birth until he became Dauphin in 1536, succeeded as King Henri II in 1547

Henry II of France Henry II (French: Henri II) (March 31, 1519 - July 10, 1559), a member of the Valois Dynasty, was King of France from 1547 until his death. ... Events March 4 - Hernán Cortés lands in Mexico. ... Events January 15 - Elizabeth I of England is crowned in Westminster Abbey. ... The Dauphin was the heir apparent to the throne of France under the Valois and Bourbon dynasties. ...

Dukes of Orléans, third creation (1540)

  • Charles de Valois, Duc d'Orléans (1522-1545) son of King François I (and brother of Henri above)

Events January 6 - King Henry VIII of England marries Anne of Cleves, his fourth Queen consort. ... Events January 9 - Adrian Dedens becomes Pope Adrian VI. February 26 - Execution by hanging of Cuauhtémoc, Aztec ruler of Tenochtitlan under orders of conquistador Hernán Cortés. ... Events February 27 - Battle of Ancrum Moor - Scots victory over superior English forces December 13 - Official opening of the Council of Trent (closed 1563) Births April 2 - Elizabeth of Valois, Queen of Philip II of Spain (d. ... Francis I (French: François Ier) (September 12, 1494 – July 31, 1547), called the Father and Restorer of Letters (French: le Père et Restaurateur des Lettres), was crowned King of France in 1515 in the cathedral at Reims and reigned until 1547. ...

Dukes of Orléans of the House of Valois-Angoulême (continued)

  • Louis de Valois, Duc d'Orléans (1549-1550) son of King Henri II; styled Duke of Orléans from birth
  • Charles Maximilien de Valois, Duc d'Orléans (1550-1574) son of King Henri II; styled Duke of Orléans from 1550, succeeded as King Charles IX in 1560
  • Henri de Valois, Duc d'Orléans (1551-1589) son of King Henri II; styled Duke of Orléans from 1560, created Duke of Anjou in 1566, succeeded as King Henri III in 1574

Events July - Ketts Rebellion Francis Xavier arrives in Japan. ... Events February 7 - Julius III becomes Pope. ... Henry II (French: Henri II) (March 31, 1519 – July 10, 1559), a member of the Valois Dynasty, was King of France from July 31, 1547 until his death. ... Charles IX ( June 27, 1550 – May 30, 1574) was born Charles-Maximilien, the son of King Henri II of France and Catherine de Medici. ... Events February 7 - Julius III becomes Pope. ... Events April 14 - Battle of Mookerheyde. ... Henry II (French: Henri II) (March 31, 1519 – July 10, 1559), a member of the Valois Dynasty, was King of France from July 31, 1547 until his death. ... Henry III (French: Henri III; Polish: Henryk III Walezy; September 19, 1551 – August 2, 1589) was King of Poland (1573-1574) and subsequently King of France (1574-1589). ... Events Russia, Reforming Synod of the metropolite Macaire, Orthodoxy: introduction of a calendar of the saints and an ecclesiastical law code ( Stoglav ) Major outbreak of the sweating sickness in England. ... Events Rebellion of the Catholic League against King Henry III of France, in revenge for his murder of Duke Henry of Guise. ... Henry II (French: Henri II) (March 31, 1519 – July 10, 1559), a member of the Valois Dynasty, was King of France from July 31, 1547 until his death. ... Counts of Anjou, c. ...

Dukes of Orléans of the House of Bourbon

  • Nicholas Henri de Bourbon, Duc d'Orléans (1607-1611) son of King Henri IV

Events January 20 - Tidal wave swept along the Bristol Channel, killing 2000 people. ... Events November 1 - At Whitehall Palace in London, William Shakespeares romantic comedy The Tempest is presented for the first time. ... Henry IV (French: Henri IV) (December 13, 1553 – May 14, 1610), called the Great (French: le Grand), was the first of the Bourbon kings of France, reigning from 1589 until 1610. ...

Dukes of Orléans, fourth creation (1626)

Events September 30 - Nurhaci, chieftain of the Jurchens and founder of the Qing Dynasty dies and is succeeded by his son Hong Taiji. ... Events March 18 - Sissinios formally crowned Emperor of Ethiopia July 3 - Quebec City founded by Samuel de Champlain. ... Events Expulsion of the Carib indigenous people from Martinique by French occupying forces. ... Henry IV (French: Henri IV) (December 13, 1553 – May 14, 1610), called the Great (French: le Grand), was the first of the Bourbon kings of France, reigning from 1589 until 1610. ...

Dukes of Orléans, fifth creation (1661)

Events January 6 - The fifth monarchy men unsuccessfully attempt to seize control of London. ... Philippe I, Duke of Orléans ( September 21, 1640 – June 8, 1701) was the son of the Louis XIII of France and Anne of Austria, and younger brother of Louis XIV of France. ... Events December 1 - Portugal regains its independence from Spain and João IV of Portugal becomes king. ... Events January 18 - Frederick I becomes King of Prussia. ... Louis XIII (September 27, 1601 – May 14, 1643), called the Just (French: le Juste), was King of France from 1610 to 1643. ... Philippe II, Duke of Orléans, Philippe Charles (August 2, 1674 - December 2, 1723) called Duke of Chartres (1674-1701), and then Duke of Orléans (1701-1723) was Regent of France from 1715 to 1723. ... Events February 19 - England and the Netherlands sign the Treaty of Westminster. ... Events February 16 - Louis XV of France attains his majority Births February 24 - John Burgoyne, British general (d. ... Events February 2 - Earthquake in Aquila, Italy February 4 - In Japan, the 47 samurai commit seppuku (ritual suicide) February 14 - Earthquake in Norcia, Italy May 27 - Founding of St Petersburg in Russia May 26 - Portugal joins Grand Alliance July 29-31 - Daniel Defoe is placed in a pillory for the... 1752 was a leap year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Events February 8 - Catherine I became empress of Russia February 20 - The first reported case of white men scalping Native Americans takes place in New Hampshire colony. ... 1785 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Events January 31 - The first venereal diseases clinic opens at London Dock Hospital April 9 - The Scottish Jacobite Lord Lovat was beheaded by axe on Tower Hill, London, for high treason; he was the last man to be executed in this way in Britain May 14 - First battle of Cape... 1793 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Louis-Philippe of France (October 6, 1773–August 26, 1850), served as the Orleanist king of the French from 1830 to 1848. ... 1773 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1850 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ...

Dukes of Orléans of the House of Orléans

Note that in some sense, all heads of the House of Orléans since 1830 have been entitled to use of the title Duke of Orléans, whether or not they have done so.

  • Ferdinand Philippe d'Orléans, Duc d'Orléans (1810-1842) eldest son of King Louis Philippe
  • Philippe d'Orléans, Duc d'Orléans (1869-1926) eldest son of Louis-Philippe, Comte de Paris
  • François Gaston Michel Marie d'Orléans, Duc d'Orléans (1935-1960) second son of Henri, Comte de Paris (posthumous creation)
  • Jacques Jean Jaroslav Marie d'Orléans, Duc d'Orléans (b. 1941) fourth son of Henri, Comte de Paris

Prince Ferdinand-Philippe (September 3, 1810 - July 13, 1842) was Prince Royal of France. ... 1810 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1842 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1869 is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1926 was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Louis-Philippe Albert dOrléans, Comte de Paris (August 24, 1838 - September 8, 1894) was the grandson of Louis Philippe I, King of the French. ... 1935 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1960 was a leap year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Henri Robert Ferdinand Marie Louis Philippe dOrléans, also known as Henri, comte de Paris (5 July 1908-19 June 1999) was the Orleanist pretender to the French throne from 1940 until his death. ... 1941 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Henri Robert Ferdinand Marie Louis Philippe dOrléans, also known as Henri, comte de Paris (5 July 1908-19 June 1999) was the Orleanist pretender to the French throne from 1940 until his death. ...

Members of the Royal House of Orleans

  • HRH, Prince Louis d’Orleans, Comte de Beaujolais - [1] (http://www.maltagenealogy.com)

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