Louise d'Orléans (24 February 1882 – 18 April 1958) was a [1 ] Princess of the Two-Sicilies and maternal grandmother of King Juan Carlos I of Spain.
Louise was the youngest daughter
of Philippe d'Orléans (1838–1894), [1 ] Count of Paris and claimant to the French throne as " Philippe VII". Her mother was Princess Marie Isabelle d'Orléans (1848–1919), daughter of Antoine, Duke of Montpensier, and Infanta Luisa Fernanda of Spain. [1 ]
Marriage and issue [ edit ]
On 16 November 1907, Louise married in
Wood Norton, Evesham, Worcestershire, UK, Prince Carlos of the Two Sicilies (1870–1949), Prince of the Two Sicilies and widower of Mercedes, Princess of Asturias, Infanta of Spain. The couple lived in Madrid and had 4 children: [1 ] [1 ]
Later life [ edit ]
In 1931, when the Spanish Republic was proclaimed, the family left Spain for Italy and later Switzerland. In 1939, after the victory of Franco in the Spanish civil War they returned to Spain and settled in Seville.
21 February 1882 - 16 November 1907:
Her Royal Highness Princess Louise of Orléans. 16 November 1907 - 18 April 1958:
Her Royal Highness Princess Louise of Two Sicillies, Princess of Orleans.
Ancestry [ edit ]
Ancestors of Princess Louise of Orléans
Heraldry [ edit ]
Heraldry of Princess Louise of Orléans
Coat of Arms of Princess Louise as Infanta of Spain
References [ edit ]
Généalogie des rois et des princes by Jan-Charles Volkmann Edit. Jean-Paul Gisserot (1998)