Prince Thibaut, Count of La Marche

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Prince Thibaut
Count of La Marche
Spouse Marion Mercedes Gordon-Orr (1972-1983; his death); 2 sons
Issue Prince Robert
Prince Louis Philippe of Orléans †
Full name
Thibaut Louis Denis Humbert Marie d'Orléans
House House of Orleans
Father Prince Henri, Count of Paris
Mother Princess Isabelle of Orléans-Braganza
Born (1948-01-20)20 January 1948
Portugal Sintra, Portugal
Died 23 March 1983(1983-03-23) (aged 35)
Central African Republic Bamingui, Central African Republic
Burial Chapelle royale de Dreux
Religion Roman Catholicism

Thibaut Louis Denis Humbert Marie d'Orléans, Fils de France, comte de La Marche (20 January 1948, Sintra, Portugal – 23 March 1983, Bamingui, Central African Republic), was the son of the late Henri Robert Ferdinand Marie Louis Philippe d'Orléans (the Orleanist claimant to the French throne from 1940 until his death) and Isabelle Marie de Orléans Bragança.

Early life[edit]

Prince Thibaut was born in Sintra, Portugal. His godparents were King Umberto of Italy and Queen Amelie of Portugal. He was given the title Count of La Marche, a territory that has been nominally part of the French Crown lands since 1527.


He married Marion Mercedes Gordon-Orr (born 4 September 1942, Santiago, Chile, the daughter of James Gordon-Orr and Mercedes Devia), on 23 September 1972 in Edinburgh, Scotland; the couple had two sons:




  1. ^ Profile,; accessed 16 April 2014.