Robert, Duke of Chartres

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Robert, Duke of Chartres Gender: M
Robert Philippe Louis Eugène Ferdinand
born on 9 November 1840 at 12:30 (= 12:30 PM )
Place Paris, France, 48n52, 2e20
Timezone LMT m2e20 (is local mean time)
Data source
News report
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 17°13' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 14°01 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 28°54'

Duke of Chartres Robert (as Captain in the U.S. Volunteers, 1862)


French nobleman, the son of Prince Ferdinand Philippe, Duke of Orléans and thus grandson of King Louis-Philippe of France. He fought for the Union in the American Civil War, and then for France in the 1870 Franco-Prussian War. In 1863 he married his cousin Princess Françoise of Orléans in Kingston upon Thames - she was the daughter of François, Prince of Joinville. They had five children. In 1886 he was exiled from France. He died on 5 December 1910, aged 70, at Saint Firmin.

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Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes date from "COURT AND FASHIONABLE INTELLIGENCE," The Observer [London, UK], 15 November 1840, p. 2: "The Duchess of Orleans was safely delivered on Monday last of a son." Time of birth from "Birth Of The Duke De Chartres," The Times, 24 November 1840, p. 5: "At half-past 12 [pm] this day." A news report from "De avondbode," 12 November 1840, p. 2, has 11:15 AM: "Parijs 9 Nov. H. K. H. mevrouw de hertogin van Orleans is heden ten 11¼ ure van eenen prins bevallen" (Paris, 9 Nov. H. R. H. Madam Duchess of Orleans at 11:15 AM this morning gave birth to a prince).


  • Family : Parenting : Kids more than 3 (Five)
  • Vocation : Military : Military service
  • Vocation : Military : Military service
  • Notable : Famous : Royal family (House of Orléans)