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
Died 29 June 1910(1910-06-29) (aged 65)
Burial

Royal Chapel, Dreux, France

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Spouse Duchess Sophie Charlotte in Bavaria
Issue Princess Louise of Bavaria
Prince Emmanuel, Duke of Vendôme
Full name
French: Ferdinand Philippe Marie
House House of Orléans
Father Prince Louis, Duke of Nemours
Mother Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
Religion Roman Catholicism
Signature Prince 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]