Today in History - February 4th. 1752 - Louis d'Orléans

Louis d'Orléans was born on August 4th. 1703 @ the Palace of Versailles near
Paris (France).


Louis d'Orléans
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His parents were Philippe II, Duke of Orléans and Françoise Marie de Bourbon
(a legitimised daughter of King Louis XIV and Madame de Montespan).

In 1724, Louis d'Orléans married Johanna of Baden-Baden (also called 
Margravine Auguste of Baden-Baden).


Johanna of Baden-Baden
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It was love at first sight. The couple had 2 children but only 1 survived infancy.
Louis d'Orleans was praised for his charity. 
He died on February 4th. 1752.