Louis I de Dampierre, comte de Flandre

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Louis I Dampierre, comte de Nevers et de Rethel

Also Known As: "Louis I de Flandre", "Louis de Crécy", "Louis de Nevers"
Birthdate: (42)
Birthplace: Nevers, Nievre, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France
Death: August 26, 1346 (42)
Calais, Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais-Picardie, France (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 Ruffard Bâtard de Flandre; Boudewijn van Vlaanderen; Maria van Vlaanderen; Catherine van Vlaanderen; Gwijde van Vlaanderen, heer van Wendelghem and 1 other
Brother of Jeanne de Nevers, Duchess of Brittany
Half brother of Lysanne Lodewijk Robert

Occupation: Count of Flanders, Nevers and Rethel, Graaf van Vlaanderen
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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, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France
November 25, 1330
Age 26
Bruges, West Flanders, Flanders, Belgium
Age 36
August 26, 1346
Age 42
Calais, Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais-Picardie, France
Brugge, West-Vlaanderen, Vlaams Gewest, Belgium