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Prince Emmanuel, Duke of Vendôme

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Religion  Roman Catholicism
Name  Prince Duke

Role  Duke of Vendome
House  House of Orleans
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Born  18 January 1872 Obermais, Meran (1872-01-18)
Burial  Chapelle royale de Dreux
Issue  Princess Marie Louise Princess Sophie Princess Genevieve Prince Charles Philippe
Father  Prince Ferdinand, Duke of Alencon
Mother  Duchess Sophie Charlotte in Bavaria
Died  February 1, 1931, Cannes, France
Spouse  Princess Henriette of Belgium (m. 1896)
Children  Princess Marie Louise of Orleans, Sophie van Orleans
Parents  Prince Ferdinand, Duke of Alencon, Duchess Sophie Charlotte in Bavaria
Similar People  Prince Ferdinand - Duke of A, Prince Louis - Duke of N, Duchess Sophie Charlotte, Prince Philippe - Count of, Empress Elisabeth of Austria

Prince Emmanuel of Orléans, Duke of Vendôme (Philippe Emmanuel Maximilien Marie Eudes; 18 January 1872 – 1 February 1931) was a French royal from the House of Orléans.



Emmanuel was born in Obermais, Meran. He was a son of Ferdinand Philippe d'Orléans, Duke of Alençon and his wife Duchess Sophie Charlotte in Bavaria. The latter was the famed duchesse d'Alençon who died in a fire at a charity bazaar in Paris on 4 May 1897.

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He married on 12 February 1896 in Brussels with Princess Henriette of Belgium, daughter of Prince Philippe, Count of Flanders (1837–1905) and Princess Marie of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen (1845–1912). King Albert I of Belgium was his brother-in-law.

They had four children:

  • Princess Marie Louise (31 December 1896–8 March 1973), wed firstly 15 January 1916 Prince Philip of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (1885–1949), annulled 1926, with issue.
  • Princess Sophie (19 October 1898 Neuilly–9 October 1928 Lugrin)
  • Princess Geneviève (21 September 1901 Neuilly–22 August 1983 Rio de Janeiro), wed in Neuilly, France 2 July 1923 Antoine, Marquis de Chaponay (1893–1956), widower of Diane de Cossé Brissac (d. 1921), with issue.
  • Prince Charles Philippe (4 April 1905–10 March 1970), Duke of Nemours, wed non-dynastically in Paris 24 September 1928 Marguerite Watson (1899–1993) of Richmond, Virginia, without issue.
  • The couple had estates in Belgium, France and Switzerland until after World War I, when their fortune diminished rapidly and they were forced to sell some properties. Philippe died unexpectedly in 1931 from heart failure after catching a cold, in Cannes, France. He is buried in the Chapelle Royale de Saint Louis, in Dreux.

    Titles and styles

  • 18 January 1872 –1 February 1931 His Royal Highness the Duke of Vendome.
  • Honours

  • Knight of the Order of the Golden Fleece (Kingdom of Spain, 29/01/1914).
  • References

    Prince Emmanuel, Duke of Vendôme Wikipedia

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