Philippe-Charles, Duke of Anjou

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Philippe-Charles, Duke of Anjou Gender: M
Philippe-Charles de France
born on 5 August 1668 (greg.) at 08:45 (= 08:45 AM )
Place St.Germain en Laye, France, 48n54, 2e05
Timezone LMT m2e05 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 13°27' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 15°42 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 26°59'

Duke of Anjou Philippe-Charles (1670)


French royalty as the fifth child and second son of King Louis XIV of France and his wife, the Infanta Maria Teresa of Spain, and as such a Fils de France.

While at Saint-Germain-en-Laye, he died on 10 July 1671 of a chest infection, like his elder sister, Anne-Élisabeth de France who had died five and a half years before his birth. Upon his death, the appanage of the Duchy of Anjou reverted to the Crown, and was given to his younger brother, Louis François.

Link to Wikipedia biography



  • Death, Cause unspecified 10 July 1671 (greg.) (Chest infection, age 2)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield cites birth record quoted on Wikipedia: "Archives départementales des Yvelines - Saint-Germain-en-Laye (B 1656-1677 ; vue 165/431) - Naissance de Monseigneur le Duc d'Anjou - Le 5 jour de Aoust 1668 sur huit heures 3 quarts du matin nasquit et vint au monde dans le chasteau viell de St Germain en Laye Monsieur Le Duc d'Anjou second fils de france et sa naissance suivie d'acclamation et réjouissance publique après le Te Deum chanté solennellement en l'Eglise paroissialle dudit lieu en acte de graces à Dieu ....(acte retranscrit en partie)"

Same time given in Journal d'Olivier Lefèvre d'Ormesson: 1661-1672 (Impr. impériale, 1861), p. 553.


  • Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease
  • Personal : Death : Short Life less than 29 Yrs (Age 2)
  • Notable : Famous : Royal family (House of Bourbon, France)