Today in History - February 12th. 1689 - Marie Louise of Orléans

Marie Louise of Orléans was born on March 26th. 1662 at the Palais Royal in Paris.


Miniature of Marie of Orléans
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Her parents were Philippe de France (Duke of Orléans) and Henrietta Anne of England.
Her grandfathers were King Louis XIII of France and King Charles I of England.

In 1679, Marie of Orléans married Charles II of Spain.


Charles II of Spain
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They became in love but they hadn't any children.

After horse riding on February 11th. 1689, she felt a strong pain. 
She died the following night (February 12th.).