Philippe II, Duke of Orleans

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Philippe II, Duke of Orleans Gender: M
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)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 10°24' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 17°35 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 04°33'

Duke of Orleans Philippe II


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.

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Source Notes

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.


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