Philippe II, Duke of Orleans
|born on||2 August 1674 (greg.) at 15:00 (= 3:00 PM )|
|Place||St.Claude, France, 46n23, 5e52|
|Timezone||LMT m5e52 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||10°24' 17°35 Asc. 04°33'|
Member of the royal family of France and served as Regent of the Kingdom from 1715 to 1723. Born at his father's palace at Saint-Cloud, he was known from birth under the title of Duke of Chartres. His father was Louis XIV's younger brother Philippe I, Duke of Orléans, known as Monsieur; his mother was Elizabeth Charlotte of the Palatinate.
In 1692, Philippe married his first cousin, Françoise Marie de Bourbon- the youngest legitimised daughter (légitimée de France) of Philippe's uncle Louis XIV and Madame de Montespan. Named regent of France for Louis XV until Louis attained his majority in February 1723, the era of his de facto rule was known as the Regency(1715–1723).
He died at Versailles on 2 December 1723.
- child->parent relationship with Philippe I, Duke of Orléans (born 21 September 1640 Jul.Cal. (1 Oct 1640 greg.))
- sibling relationship with Philippe Charles, Duke of Valois (born 16 July 1664 (greg.)). Notes: Half-sibling
- (has as) boss relationship with Louis XV, King of France (born 15 February 1710)
In 2013, Sy Scholfield quotes "Annales de la monarchie française" by Henri-Philippe de Limiers (L'Honoré et Chatelain, 1724), p. 95: "Philippe d'Orléans 11, du nom, Petit-Fils de france, Duc d'Orleans, de Valois, de Chartres, . . . ne a S. Cloud le 2 Aouft 1674 a 3 heures apres midi."
Taeger quotes Lescaut quoting L'astrologue Nr. 15.
- Notable : Famous : Royal family