Louis VII of France

King of France

Louis VII, called the Younger or the Young (French: Louis le Jeune; 1120 – 18 September 1180), was King of France from 1137 until his death. He was the son and successor of Louis VI.

Louis VII the Young
King of the Franks
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Louis VII
ReignAs co-King: 25 October 1131 – 1 August 1137
As senior King: 1 August 1137 – 18 September 1180
Coronation25 October 1131, Cathedral of Reims
PredecessorLouis VI
SuccessorPhilip II Augustus
Died(1180-09-18)September 18, 1180
Saint-Pont, Allier
SpouseEleanor of Aquitaine (1122–1204)
Constance of Castile (1141–1160)
Adèle of Champagne (1140–1206)
IssueMarie, Countess of Champagne (1145–1198)
Alix, Countess of Blois (1151–1197/1198)
Marguerite, Queen of Hungary (1158–1197)
Alys of France, Countess of Vexin (1160–1220)
Philip Augustus (1165-1223)
Agnes, Byzantine Empress (1171–1240)
HouseHouse of Capet
FatherLouis VI of France (1081–1137)
MotherAdélaide of Maurienne (1092–1154)


Louis VII of France Father:
Louis VI of France
Paternal Grandfather:
Philip I of France
Paternal Great-grandfather:
Henry I of France
Paternal Great-grandmother:
Anne of Kiev
Paternal Grandmother:
Bertha of Holland
Paternal Great-grandfather:
Floris I, Count of Holland
Paternal Great-grandmother:
Gertrude of Saxony
Adelaide of Maurienne
Maternal Grandfather:
Humbert II of Savoy
Maternal Great-grandfather:
Amadeus II of Savoy
Maternal Great-grandmother:
Joan of Geneva
Maternal Grandmother:
Gisela of Burgundy
Maternal Great-grandfather:
William I, Count of Burgundy
Maternal Great-grandmother:

Marriages and ChildrenEdit

Louis married three times. By Eleanor of Aquitaine, he had:

By Constance of Castile:

By Adele of Champagne: