Louis Antoine, Duke of Angoulême, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Louis Antoine, Duke of Angoulême

Dauphin of France

Date of Birth: 06-Aug-1775

Place of Birth: Versailles, Île-de-France, France

Date of Death: 03-Jun-1844

Profession: military personnel, politician

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Leo

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About Louis Antoine, Duke of Angoulême

  • Louis Antoine of France, Duke of Angoulême (6 August 1775 – 3 June 1844) was the elder son of Charles X of France and the last Dauphin of France from 1824 to 1830.
  • He was technically King of France and Navarre for less than 20 minutes before he himself abdicated, due to his father's abdication during the July Revolution in 1830.
  • He never reigned over the country, but after his father's death in 1836, he was the legitimist pretender as Louis XIX. He was a petit-fils de France at birth, and was initially known as Louis Antoine d'Artois.
  • After his father's accession to the throne, he became fils de France, and his surname changed to de France, following the royal custom for princes with such rank.

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