Today in History - March 13th. 1753 - Louise Marie Adélaïde de Bourbon

On March 13th. 1753, Louise Marie Adélaïde de Bourbon was born in
Hôtel de Toulouse in Paris.


Louise Marie Adélaïde de Bourbon
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Her parents were Louis Jean Marie de Bourbon and 
Princess Maria Teresa of Modena.

In 1769 she married Philippe, Duke of Orléans. 

In 1792 she visited with her father the Château de Bizy in Normandy.
Her husband was pro the Revolution. He was known as Philippe Égalité.
Although Philippe Égalité was pro the Revolution he was executed in  1793.

Louise left France but returned in 1814 with the Bourbon Restauration.
She took her old place at court. 

Louise Marie Adélaïde de Bourbon died on June 23rd. 1821.
She was the mother of King Louis Philippe I of France and the grandmother
of Queen Louise of Belgium. 
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