Infanta Luisa Fernanda, Duchess of Montpensier

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Infanta María Luisa Fernanda of Spain
Duchess of Montpensier
Portrait by Federico de Madrazo y Kuntz, 1851
Born(1832-01-30)30 January 1832
Royal Palace of Madrid, Spain
Died2 February 1897(1897-02-02) (aged 65)
San Telmo Palace, Seville, Spain
Burial(1897-02-02)2 February 1897
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Infante Fernando
Mercedes, Queen of Spain
Infante Felipe
Infante Antonio, Duke of Galliera
Infante Luis
Full name
María Luisa Fernanda de Borbón y Borbón
FatherFerdinand VII of Spain
MotherMaria Christina of the Two Sicilies
ReligionRoman Catholicism
SignatureInfanta María Luisa Fernanda of Spain's signature
Royal styles of
Infanta Luisa Fernanda of Spain,
Duchess of Montpensier
Reference styleHer Royal Highness
Spoken styleYour Royal Highness

Infanta Luisa Fernanda of Spain (María Luisa Fernanda; 30 January 1832 – 2 February 1897) was Infanta of Spain by birth and was the Duchess o Montpensier after her 1846 mairriage to a son of King Louis Philippe I of the French. Her husband was Prince Antoine of Orléans, Duke of Montpensier. She was also a sister of Queen Isabel II of Spain.

Children[change | change source]

  1. Princess Marie Isabelle of Orléans (21 September 1848 – 23 April 1919) married Prince Philippe, Count of Paris an had children.
  2. Princess Maria Amelia of Orléans (1851–1870) died unmarried .
  3. Princess María Cristina of Orléans (29 October 1852 – 28 April 1879) died unmarried.
  4. Princess Maria de la Regla of Orléans (1856–1861)
  5. [?] (1857-1857)
  6. Prince Fernando of Orléans (1859–1873)
  7. Mercedes o Orléans (24 June 1860 – 26 June 1878) married Alfonso XII of Spain, no children.
  8. Infante Antonio, Duke of Galliera (23 February 1866 – 24 December 1930) married Infanta Eulalia of Spain and had children.

Titles and styles[change | change source]

  • 30 January 1832 - 10 October 1846 Her Royal Highness Infanta Doña Luisa Fernanda of Spain.
  • 10 October 1846 - 4 February 1890 Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Montpensier.
  • 4 February 1890 - 2 February 1897 Her Royal Highness The Dowager Duchess of Montpensier.

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