Louise d’Orléans

Princess Louise Marie Thérèse Charlotte Isabelle d’Orléans

Daughter of Louis Philippe, King of the French (1773-1850) by his wife Maria Amelia, Princess of the Two Sicilies (1782-1866).

Born: Palermo 3. Apr 1812

Married: Château de Compiègne, France 9. Aug 1832 King Leopold I. of the Belgians (1790-1865), son of Franz Friedrich, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (1750-1806) and his wife Auguste Princess Reuss (1757-1831).

Her brother Louis and sister Clémentine were married to King Leopold’s niece Viktoria of Saxe-Coburg and nephew August of Saxe-Coburg respectively.


Died: Ostende, Belgium 11. Oct 1850 of tuberculosis

Buried: Royal Vault, Church of Our Lady, Laken Cemetery

Georges Dufoux ”Les Saxe-Cobourg-Gotha. Une dynastie mythique”, Fontainbleau 2000;