Louis Philippe I, Duke of Orléans

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Louis Philippe I, Duke of Orléans Gender: M
born on 12 May 1725 at 15:00 (= 3:00 PM )
Place Versailles, France, 48n48, 2e08
Timezone LMT m2e08 (is local mean time)
Data source
News report
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Castellanos
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 21°42' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 24°20 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 03°51'

Duke of Orléans Louis Philippe I


Louis Philippe d'Orléans known as le Gros (the Fat) was a French prince, a member of a cadet branch of the House of Bourbon, the dynasty then ruling France. The First Prince of the Blood after 1752, he was the most senior male at the French court after the immediate royal family. He was the father of Philippe Égalité. He greatly augmented the already huge wealth of the House of Orléans.

He died 18 November 1785

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Source Notes

Castellanos quotes "Madrid Gazette no. 22, of 05.29.1725, page 87." [1]

Sy Scholfield quotes 4pm from "Journal de Paris, Volume 2" by Mathieu Marais (Université de Saint-Etienne, 2004), p. 837: "[1725] 12 mai... Mme la duchesse d'Orléans est accouchée à Versailles d'un prince. Grande joie dans la maison d'Orléans! Grand déplaisir des Condé ! On le nomme le duc de Chartres. Il est né à quatre heures après midi."


  • Notable : Famous : Royal family (House of Orléans, France)