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|Duke of Montpensier|
|Predecessor||Prince Antoine Philippe d'Orléans|
|Successor||Prince Ferdinand d'Orléans|
|Born||31 July 1824|
Château de Neuilly, Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
|Died||5 February 1890 (aged 65)|
Palacio de Orléans-Borbón, Sanlúcar de Barrameda, Spain
|Spouse||Infanta Luisa Fernanda of Spain|
|Marie Isabelle, Countess of Paris|
Princess Marie Christine
Mercedes, Queen of Spain
Infante Antonio, Duke of Galliera
|Father||Louis-Philippe of France|
|Mother||Maria Amalia of Naples and Sicily|
Antoine d'Orléans (Antoine Marie Philippe Louis d'Orléans; 31 July 1824 – 5 February 1890) was a member of the French royal family in the House of Orléans. He was the youngest son of King Louis Philippe of France and his wife Maria Amelia Teresa of the Two Sicilies. He was styled as the Duke of Montpensier. He was born on 31 July 1824 at the château de Neuilly and died 4 February 1890 at Sanlúcar de Barrameda, Spain.
They had ten children:
Antoine de Montpensier lived in Spain from 1848 when he and his family had to leave France after the Revolution of 1848. During the Spanish revolution of 1868, he supported the insurgents under Juan Prim against Queen Isabel II, his own sister-in-law.
On 16 November 1870 the Cortes voted for the next king and chose Amadeo of Savoy with 191 votes. Antoine only received 27 votes, and left Spain, only to return in 1874. His ambitions were fulfilled by his daughter Mercedes, who became Queen of Spain after her marriage to Alfonso XII, son of Isabella II. However, she died at the age of 18 without issue.
|Royal styles of|
HRH The Duke of Montpensier
|Reference style||His Royal Highness|
|Spoken style||Your Royal Highness|
The Duke's complete style in Spain, after his rise to the rank of Infante, was: Su Alteza Real el Serenísmo y Egregio Señor Infante Don Antonio María de Orleans, Duque de Montpensier (in English: His Royal Highness the Most Serene and Notable Prince Lord Antonio María d'Orléans, Duke of Montpensier).
Prince Antoine did not have a personal coat of arms. He used the traditional arms of the House of Orléans, consisting of:
Azure, three fleur-de-lis Or and a label Argent
This coat of arms was first used by Philippe d'Orléans, nephew and son in law of King Louis XIV of France. As cadets of the French royal family, they bore the arms of France differenced by a label argent.
|Ancestors of Antoine, Duke of Montpensier|
Antoine, Duke of Montpensier
Cadet branch of the House of BourbonBorn: 31 July 1824 Died: 4 February 1890
Title last held byPrince Antoine Philippe d'Orléans
| Duke of Montpensier
16 August 1830 – 4 July 1890
Prince Ferdinand d'Orléans
Title last held byMaria Brignole-Sale
| Duke of Galliera
9 December 1888 – 4 July 1890