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Princess Isabelle of Orleans (1878 1961)

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House  Orleans
Name  Princess of
Religion  Roman Catholic
Role  1878–1961
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Born  7 May 1878Eu, France (1878-05-07)
Issue  Princess Isabelle, Countess of HarcourtFrancoise, Princess Christopher of Greece and DenmarkPrincess Anne, Duchess of AostaPrince Henri, Count of Paris
Father  Prince Philippe, Count of Paris
Mother  Infanta Maria Isabel of Spain
Died  April 21, 1961, Larache, Morocco
Spouse  Prince Jean, Duke of Guise (m. 1899–1940)
Children  Henri, Count of Paris, Princess Francoise of Orleans, Princess Anne of Orleans, Princess Isabelle of Orleans
Parents  Princess Marie Isabelle of Orleans, Prince Philippe, Count of Paris
Siblings  Princess Helene of Orleans, Princess Louise of Orleans
Similar People  Princess Isabelle of Orleans‑Braganza, Princess Marie Isabelle o, Henri - Count of Paris, Prince Jean - Duke of Guise, Princess Helene of Orleans

Princess Isabelle of Orleans (Isabelle Marie Laure Mercedes Ferdinande; 7 May 1878 – 21 April 1961) was a member of the French Orleanist royal family and by marriage Duchess of Guise.

She was born at Eu, France, the daughter of Prince Philippe, Count of Paris and Infanta Maria Isabel of Spain.

Marriage and issue

She married, at Twickenham, on 30 October 1899, her first cousin Prince Jean, Duke of Guise (1874–1940). Jean was the son of prince Robert, Duke of Chartres (1840–1910) and Francoise d'Orleans (1844–1925).

They had four children:

  • Princess Isabelle of Orleans (1900–1983). First married in 1923 to Bruno, Count of Harcourt (1899–1930) and then to Pierre Murat, Prince Murat in 1934.
  • Princess Francoise of Orleans (1902–1953). Married to Prince Christopher of Greece in 1929. He was a son of King George I of Greece and Olga, Queen of Greece. They were parents of Prince Michael of Greece.
  • Princess Anne of Orleans (1906–1986). She married Amadeo de Savoie-Aoste, 3rd Duke of Aoste in 1927).
  • Henri, Count of Paris (1908–1999). He married Princess Isabelle of Orleans-Braganza in 1931.
  • Princess Isabelle died in Larache, Morocco.


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