Prince Robert, Duke of Chartres

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Prince Robert, Duke of Chartres Gender: M
Robert Philippe Louis Eugène Ferdinand
born on 9 November 1840 at 12:30 (= 12:30 PM )
Place Paris, France, 48n52, 2e20
Timezone LMT m2e20 (is local mean time)
Data source
News report
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 17°13' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 14°01 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 28°54'

Duke of Chartres Prince Robert (as Captain in the U.S. Volunteers, 1862)


French nobility, the son of Prince Ferdinand Philippe, Duke of Orléans and thus grandson of King Louis-Philippe of France. He fought for the Union in the American Civil War, and then for France in the 1870 Franco-Prussian War. In 1863 he married his cousin Princess Françoise of Orléans in Kingston upon Thames - she was the daughter of François, Prince of Joinville. They had five children. In 1886 he was exiled from France. He died on December 5, 1910, at Saint Firmin.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes date from "COURT AND FASHIONABLE INTELLIGENCE," The Observer [London, UK], 15 November 1840, p. 2: "The Duchess of Orleans was safely delivered on Monday last of a son." Time of birth from "Birth Of The Duke De Chartres," The Times, 24 November 1840, p. 5: "At half-past 12 [pm] this day."


  • Vocation : Military : Military service
  • Vocation : Military : Military service
  • Notable : Famous : Royal family (House of Orléans)