Princess Françoise of Orléans (1844–1925)
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This article is about the duchess consort of Chartres. For her granddaughter and wife of Prince Christopher of Greece and Denmark, see Princess Françoise of Orléans (1902–1953).
|Françoise of Orléans|
|Duchess of Chartres|
14 August 1844|
|Died||28 October 1925
Château de Saint-Firmin, France
|Burial||Royal Chapel, Dreux, France|
|Issue||Marie, Princess Valdemar of Denmark
Marguerite, Duchess of Magenta
Prince Jean, Duke of Guise
|Father||François of Orléans|
|Mother||Francisa of Brazil|
Princess of Orléans
Françoise d'Orléans was born in Neuilly-sur-Seine the daughter of Prince François, Prince of Joinville (son of King Louis Philippe I), and of Princess Francisca of Brazil (daughter of Emperor Peter I of Brazil).
Duchess of Chartres
- Princess Marie of Orléans (1865–1909), who in 1885 married Prince Valdemar of Denmark, son of King Christian IX of Denmark.
- Prince Robert of Orléans (1866–1885)
- Prince Henri of Orléans (1867–1901)
- Princess Marguerite of Orléans (1869–1940), who in 1896 married Marie-Armand-Patrice de Mac-Mahon, Duke of Magenta, son of Patrice de Mac-Mahon, Duke of Magenta.
- Prince Jean of Orléans (1874–1940), Duke of Guise, and Orléanist pretender to the throne of France as "Jean III", who, in 1899, married his first cousin Princess Isabelle of Orléans and had issue.
Titles, styles, honours and arms
Titles and styles
- 14 August 1844 – 11 June 1863: Her Royal Highness Princess Françoise of Orléans
- 11 June 1863 – 5 December 1910: Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Chartres
- 5 December 1910 – 28 October 1925: Her Royal Highness the Dowager Duchess of Chartres
- (French) Dominique Paoli, Fortunes et infortunes des princes d'Orléans 1848-1918, Artena, Paris, 2006.
- (French) Jean-Charles Volkmann, Généalogie des rois et des princes, Éditions Jean-Paul Gisserot, Paris, 1998.