Louis Auguste, Prince of Dombes

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Name
Louis Auguste, Prince of Dombes Gender: M
Louis Auguste de Bourbon
born on 4 March 1700 (greg.) at 08:00 (= 08:00 AM )
Place Versailles, France, 48n48, 2e08
Timezone LMT m2e08 (is local mean time)
Data source
Bio/autobiography
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 13°48' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 00°04 Asc.s_aricol.18.gif 25°17'



Prince of Dombes Louis Auguste

Biography

French royalty, a grandson of Louis XIV of France and of his maîtresse-en-titre Françoise-Athénaïs de Montespan. He was a member of the legitimised House of Bourbon-Maine.

Louis-Auguste was the fourth child of Louis-Auguste de Bourbon, duc du Maine and of his wife, Anne Louise Bénédicte de Bourbon.

Unlike his father, the prince de Dombes was of high military skill. Louis-Auguste served under the renowned military commander Prince Eugene of Savoy in the Austro-Turkish War (1716–1718). He also fought in the War of the Polish Succession (1733–1738) and in the War of the Austrian Succession (1740–1748).

Louis-Auguste remained unmarried and died childless on 1 October 1755, at the age of fifty-five, in a duel at Fontainebleau. His younger brother, Louis Charles, was his only heir.

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Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes from "Le Grand Dictionnaire Historique Ou Le Mélange Curieux De L'Histoire Sacrée Et Profane" by Louis Moréri (Brandmuller, 1745), p. 837: "Louis-Auguste de Bourbon, Prince de Dombes, né à Versailles le 4. mars 1700. sur les huit heures du matin."

Categories

  • Family : Relationship : Married late/never (Never)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids none
  • Personal : Death : Unusual (In a duel)
  • Vocation : Military : Combat
  • Notable : Famous : Royal family (House of Bourbon-Maine)