- Eudes, duc d'Angoulême
Prince Eudes Thibaut Joseph Marie d'Orléans, Duc d'Angoulême (born
18 March 1968) is the youngest son of Henri, comte de Paris, duc de France, Orleanistclaimant to the throne of France, and of Duchess Marie-Thérèse of Württemberg.
Eudes was born in
Paris. After his parents separated, he was raised by his mother.
September 27 1987, Eudes was given the title "duc d'Angoulême" by his grandfather, Henri, comte de Paris.
19 June 1999, Eudes was married in a civil ceremony at Dreuxto Marie-Liesse de Rohan-Chabot, elder daughter of Count Louis Mériadek de Rohan-Chabot and of his wife, Princess Isabelle de Bauffremont-Courtenay. [Philippe Séguy, "Un marriage endeuillé", "Point de Vue" (no. 2657, 23 au 29 juin 1999): 16-17.] ["Couple on hold", "The Evening Standard" (June 17, 1999).] ["European royalty to attend wedding of Count of Paris grandson", "Agence France Presse" (June 10, 1999).] That same evening Eudes' grandfather, the comte de Paris, died.
Eudes and Marie-Liesse's religious wedding took place on
10 July 1999at Antrain. The ceremonies were muted and there was no ball or public reception on account of the state of mourning for the comte de Paris. [Antoine Michelland, ""Un marriage en Bretagne", "Point de Vue" (no. 2660, 14 au 20 juillet 1999): 18-20.] Eudes' witnesses were his brother Jean, duc de Vendôme, Prince Gennaro of Bourbon-Sicily, and Henry Lecharny. Marie-Liesse's witnesses were her mother, her sister Eléonore, and Florence Bouteiller.
Eudes and Marie-Liesse have two children:
* Princess Thérèse Isabelle Marie Eléonore d'Orléans (born
Cannes 23 April 2001).
* Prince Pierre d'Orléans (born
6 August 2003).
Eudes is second in line to the Orleanist succession to the French throne after his brother,
Jean, duc de Vendôme.
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Jean d'Orléans, duc de Guise
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Prince Pedro de Alcantara of Orléans-Braganza
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Albrecht, Duke of Württemberg
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