Louis I de Dampierre, comte de Flandre

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Louis I, Comte de Flanders de Flanders (de Dampierre), comte de Nevers et de Rethel

Also Known As: "Louis I de Flandre", "Louis de Crécy", "Louis de Nevers"
Birthplace: Nevers, Nievre, Burgundy, France
Death: Died in Crécy-en-Ponthieu, Somme, Picardy, France
Cause of death: Tué à la bataille de Crécy
Place of Burial: Brugge, West-Vlaanderen, Vlaams Gewest, Belgium
Immediate Family:

Son of Lodewijk Robert van Dampierre, graaf van Vlaanderen and Jeanne Hugo, comtesse de Rethel
Husband of Marguerite de France, comtesse de Bourgogne
Father of Lodewijk II van Male, graaf van Vlaanderen; Ruffard Bâtard de Flandre; Boudewijn van Vlaanderen; Maria van Vlaanderen; Catherine van Vlaanderen and 1 other
Brother of Jeanne de Nevers
Half brother of Lysanne Lodewijk Robert

Occupation: Count of Flanders, Nevers and Rethel
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About Louis I de Dampierre, comte de Flandre


Louis I of Flanders


Louis I (1304 – August 26, 1346, ruled 1322–1346) was Count of Flanders, Nevers and Rethel.


He was the son of Louis, Count of Nevers and Jeanne of Rethel, and grandson of Robert III of Flanders.

Louis married Marguerite of France, second daughter of Philip V of France and Jeanne II, Countess of Burgundy. Louis I relied on the aid of the King of France to put down the peasant revolt of Nicolaas Zannekin. Louis was killed in the Battle of Crécy.


He and Marguerite had one son:

Louis II of Flanders (1330–1384), who succeeded him

Louis I de Flandres is the 19th Great Grandfather of LADY DIANA

                                              20th Great Grandfather of PRINCE WILLIAM
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Louis I de Dampierre, comte de Flandre's Timeline

Nevers, Nievre, Burgundy, France
June 21, 1320
Age 16
November 25, 1330
Age 26
Bruges, West Flanders, Flanders, Belgium
Age 36
August 26, 1346
Age 42
Crécy-en-Ponthieu, Somme, Picardy, France
Brugge, West-Vlaanderen, Vlaams Gewest, Belgium