Prince Philippe, Count of Paris

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Count of Paris
Prince Philippe, c. 1890
King of the French (disputed)
Reign24 February 1848 – 26 February 1848
PredecessorLouis Philippe I
SuccessorMonarchy abolished
Jacques Dupont de l'Eure
as Head of the Provisional Government
Orléanist pretender to the French throne
as Louis-Philippe II
Pretence24 February 1848 – 5 August 1873
PredecessorLouis Philippe I
SuccessorClaim ended
Orléanist-Unionist pretender
to the French throne

as Philippe VII
Pretence24 August 1883 – 8 September 1894
PredecessorHenri, Count of Chambord
SuccessorPhilippe, Duke of Orléans
Born(1838-08-24)24 August 1838
Tuileries Palace
Died8 September 1894(1894-09-08) (aged 56)
Stowe House, England
Chapel of St. Charles Borromeo, Weybridge (1894–1958)
Royal Chapel of Dreux (since 1958)
IssueAmélie, Queen of Portugal
Prince Philippe, Duke of Orléans
Princess Hélène, Duchess of Aosta
Princess Isabelle, Duchess of Guise
Louise, Infanta Carlos of Spain
Prince Ferdinand, Duke of Montpensier
Full name
Louis Philippe Albert d'Orléans
FatherPrince Ferdinand Philippe, Duke of Orléans
MotherDuchess Helene of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
ReligionRoman Catholicism
SignaturePhilippe's signature

Prince Philippe of Orléans, Count of Paris (Louis Philippe Albert; 24 August 1838 – 8 September 1894), was disputedly King of the French from 24 to 26 February 1848 as Louis Philippe II, although he was never officially proclaimed as such.