Louise d'Orléans, princesse des Deux-Siciles

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About Louise d'Orléans, princesse des Deux-Siciles

Princess Louise of Orléans

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"Louise of Orléans, (Cannes, 1882 - Seville, 1958) was a Princess of the Two-Sicilies and maternal grandmother of King Juan Carlos I of Spain.

She was the youngest daughter of Philippe of Orléans (1838-1894), Count of Paris and claimant to the French throne as "Philippe VII". Her mother was Princess Marie Isabelle of Orléans (1848-1919), infanta of Spain.

On November 16, 1907, she married in Wood Norton, England Prince Carlos of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (1870-1949), prince of the Two-Sicilies and widower of Mercedes, Princess of Asturias, infanta of Spain.

The couple lived in Madrid and had 4 children:

Don Carlo of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (1908-1936). Killed in the Spanish Civil War fighting on the Nationalist side.

Doña Maria de los Dolores of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (1909-1996). In 1937, she married Jozef Prince Czartoryski (1907-1946) and had one surviving son, Adam. She remarried to Carlos Chias on 1950.

Doña Maria Mercedes of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (1910-2000) who married Infante Juan, Count of Barcelona and became the mother of current reining King Juan Carlos I of Spain.

Maria de la Esperanza of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (1914-2005), who married Prince Pedro Gastão of Orléans-Braganza.

In 1931, when the Spanish Republic was proclaimed, the family left Spain for Italy and later Switzerland. In 1939, after the victory of Franco in the Spanish civil War they returned to Spain and settled in Seville."

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Louise d'Orléans, princesse des Deux-Siciles's Timeline

1882
February 24, 1882
Cannes, Alpes-Maritimes, France
1907
November 16, 1907
Age 25
Wood Norton, Evesham, Worcestershire, England
1908
1908
Age 25
1909
November 15, 1909
Age 27
Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid, España
1910
December 23, 1910
Age 28
Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid, España
1914
June 14, 1914
Age 32
Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid, España
1958
April 18, 1958
Age 76
Sevilla, España
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