Louis, Duke of Brittany (1707)

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Louis, Duke of Brittany (1707) Gender: M
born on 8 January 1707 at 07:31 (= 07:31 AM )
Place Versailles, France, 48n48, 2e08
Timezone LMT m2e08 (is local mean time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 17°27' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 08°04 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 09°50'

Duke of Brittany (1707) Louis


French royalty, the first son of Louis of France, Duke of Burgundy, and Marie Adélaïde of Savoy. Due to the deaths of his grandfather in 1711 and his father in 1712, he was heir apparent to his great-grandfather as Dauphin of France for three weeks in 1712. He died of measles on 8 March 1712 aged five. His younger brother became the Dauphin and eventually succeeded as King Louis XV in 1715.

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Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes from "Journal du marquis de Dageneau: 1706-1707" by Philippe de Courcillon Dangeau (marquis de) and Louis de Rouvroy Saint-Simon (duc de) (Firmin Didot frères, 1857), p. 279: "Samedi, 8 janvier [1707] à Versailles - Madame la duchesse de Bourgogne accoucha d'un prince, à sept heures trois-quarts; elle ne fut pas malade plus d'une heure. . . . Elle accoucha d'un prince une minute tout au plus apres sept heures et demie."


  • Personal : Death : Short Life less than 29 Yrs (Died aged 5)
  • Notable : Famous : Royal family (House of Bourbon)