House of Orléans-Braganza

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The House of Orléans-Bragança, is a descendant branch, on the male side, of the Casa d'Orléans, of France, and, on the female side, of the House of Bragança . The house was founded with the marriage of the heir to the Brazilian throne, Isabel do Brasil, and the French prince Gastão de Orléans, Conde d'Eu . Since the Proclamation of the Republic in 1889, their descendants have claimed the defunct imperial throne of Brazil, abolished in 1889.