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Mercedes de Orléans
Original name: Maria de las Mercedes de Orléans y de Borbón
Birth: Jun. 24, 1860
Death: Jun. 24, 1878

Queen of Spain. Born in the Royal Palace of Madrid, the niece of Queen Isabel II of Spain and the granddaughter of King Louis Philippe I of France, she married her cousin King Alfonso XII of Spain on January 23, 1878. She died of typhoid fever five months after the marriage and was mourned by the Spanish people who adored her. Her remains were first buried in the Monasterio del Escorial, and transferred in 2000 to the Cathedral of Madrid. (bio by: Manuel Comerma) 
Madrid Cathedral
Provincia de Madrid
Madrid, Spain
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Manuel Comerma
Record added: Apr 13, 2008
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Mercedes de Orléans
Added by: Manuel Comerma
Mercedes de Orléans
Added by: Manuel Comerma
Mercedes de Orléans
Added by: Manuel Comerma
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- Evette Dingle-Smith
 Added: Jun. 24, 2014

- David Wend
 Added: Jun. 24, 2014
Mercedes,You were so young, but a princess for eternity. Enjoy the treasure of heaven, sweet queen!
- Gina Marie
 Added: Mar. 16, 2014
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