King Louis Philippe I of the French
(1773-1850)
Queen Marie-Amélie of the Two Sicilies of the French
(1782-1866)

Queen Louise-Marie Thérèse Charlotte Isabelle d'Orléans of Belgium
(1812-1850)

 

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Spouses/Children:
King Leopold I George Christian Frederick of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld of the Belgians

Queen Louise-Marie Thérèse Charlotte Isabelle d'Orléans of Belgium

  • Born: 3 Apr 1812, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
  • Marriage: King Leopold I George Christian Frederick of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld of the Belgians on 9 Aug 1832 in Château de Compiègne, Compiègne, Oise, Picardie, France
  • Died: 11 Oct 1850, Ostend, Ostend, West Flanders, Belgium at age 38
  • Buried: Royal Crypt of the Church of Notre-Dame de Laeken, Laeken, Brussels, Brussels, Belgium

  General Notes:

Louise-Marie, Queen of the Belgians (Louise-Marie Thérèse Charlotte Isabelle d'Orléans) - fille de France, and Queen of the Belgians as the wife of King Leopold I. Born in Palermo, Sicily on April 3, 1812, she was the eldest daughter of the future King Louis-Phillippe of the French and his wife Maria Amalia of the Two Sicilies. On August 9, 1832, Louise-Marie married King Leopold I of the Belgians at the Château de Compiègne, France. She and Leopold had four children, including Leopold II of Belgium and Empress Carlota of Mexico.

* Louis-Philippe Léopold Victor Ernst of Belgium, born on July 24, 1833, but died the following year on May 16, 1834;
* Léopold Louis-Philippe Marie Victor of Saxe-Coburg, born in Brussels on April 9, 1835, the second King of the Belgians;
* Philippe Eugène Ferdinand Marie Clément Baudouin Léopold George, Count of Flanders, born in Laken on March 24, 1837 and died in Brussels on November 17, 1905, whose son succeeded Leopold II as Albert.
* Marie-Charlotte Amélie Auguste Victoire Clémentine Léopoldine, born in Laken on June 7, 1840 and died in Meise on January 19, 1927, Consort of Emperor Maximilian of Mexico.

Queen Louise-Marie died of tuberculosis in Ostend on October 11, 1850. She is buried beside her husband in Royal Crypt of the Church of Notre-Dame de Laken.

Louise-Marie married King Leopold I George Christian Frederick of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld of the Belgians, son of Francis Frederick Anton Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld and Countess Augusta Caroline Reuß of Ebersdorf and Lobenstein, on 9 Aug 1832 in Château de Compiègne, Compiègne, Oise, Picardie, France. (King Leopold I George Christian Frederick of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld of the Belgians was born on 16 Dec 1790 in Coburg, Upper Franconia, Bavaria, Germany, died on 10 Dec 1865 in Laeken, Brussels, Brussels, Belgium and was buried in Royal Crypt of the Church of Notre-Dame de Laeken, Laeken, Brussels, Brussels, Belgium.)



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