Marie, Princess of Orléans

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Marie, Princess of Orléans Gender: F
Marie Amélie Françoise Hélène
born on 13 January 1865 at 06:00 (= 06:00 AM )
Place London, England, 51n30, 0w10
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
Rectified from approx. time
Rodden Rating C
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 23°09' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 08°01 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 20°52'

Princess of Orléans Marie (circa 1890)


French princess by birth and a Danish princess by marriage, as the wife of Prince Valdemar. She was politically active by the standards of her day.

Marie was the eldest child of Robert, duke of Chartres, and his wife, Princess Françoise d'Orléans.

Born during the reign in France of her family's rival, Napoléon III, she grew up in England, where her family had moved in 1848. She moved to France with her family after the fall of Napoleon in 1871.

After obtaining papal consent, Marie married Prince Valdemar of Denmark, the youngest son of King Christian IX of Denmark, on 20 October 1885 in a civil ceremony in Paris and again in a religious ceremony in the Château d'Eu two days later. She remained a Roman Catholic, he a Lutheran.

The couple had five children.

Marie died on 4 December 1909, aged 44, in Copenhagen.

Link to Wikipedia biography



  • Relationship : Marriage 20 October 1885 (Prince Valdemar of Denmark)
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Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes news report from The Standard (London, England), Monday, 16 January 1865, p. 3: "On Friday morning, at Morgan House, Ham, the Duchess de Chartres was safely delivered of a daughter. Dr. Priestley, the eminent physician, of Hertford-street, mayfair, was in attendance." A time of 6 AM is speculative.


  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (One)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids more than 3 (Five)
  • Notable : Famous : Royal family (House of Orléans)