Infanta Luisa Fernanda, Duchess of Montpensier

Princess of Spain

Infanta María Luisa Fernanda of Spain, Duchess of Montpensier (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 o Orléans, Duke of Montpensier. She was also a sister of Queen Isabel II of Spain.

Infanta Luisa Fernanda
Duchess of Montpensier
F. de Madrazo - 1851, La infanta Luisa Fernanda de Borbón, Duquesa de Montpensier (Palacio Real de Madrid, 220 x 128 cm).jpg
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
Spouse
Issue
among others...
Infanta Isabel, Countess of Paris
Infanta Maria Amelia
Infanta María Cristina
Infanta Maria de la Regla
Infante Fernando
Mercedes, Queen of Spain
Infante Felipe
Infante Antonio, Duke of Galliera
Infante Luis
Full name
Spanish: María Luisa Fernanda de Borbón y Borbón-Dos Sicilias
HouseBourbon
FatherFerdinand VII of Spain
MotherMaria Christina of the Two Sicilies
ReligionRoman Catholicism
SignatureInfanta Luisa Fernanda's signature
Royal styles of
Infanta Luisa Fernanda of Spain,
Duchess of Montpensier
Reference styleHer Royal Highness
Spoken styleYour Royal Highness

ChildrenEdit

  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 unmairit.
  3. Princess María Cristina of Orléans (29 October 1852 – 28 Aprile 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 Juin 1878) married Alfonso XII of Spain, no children.
  8. Infante Antonio, Duke of Galliera (23 Februar 1866 – 24 December 1930) married Infanta Eulalia of Spain and had children.

Titles and stylesEdit

  • 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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