|Birth: ||Dec. 19, 1683|
|Death: ||Jul. 9, 1746, Spain|
Philippe was the son of Prince Louis of France and Marie-Anne Christin, Duchess of Bavaria.
He was king of Spain from 1700 to 14 January 1724, when he abdicated in favor of his son, Luis I of Spain, and from 31 August 1724 to 1746, assuming the throne again upon his son's death. Philippe was the first Bourbon king of Spain. His entire reign of 45 years and 21 days is the longest in Spanish history.
On 2 November 1701, Philippe married the 13-year old Princess Maria-Luisa Gabriella of Savoy. She as chosen by his grandfather, King Louis XIV. The new Queen of Spain was a popular choice. She was a bright and pretty girl who would later serve as regent for her husband on several occasions. Her most successful term was when Philippe was away touring his Italian domains for nine months in 1702.
The couple were the parents of 4 sons-King Luis I, Infante Felipe Pedro, Infante Felipe Luis, and King Ferdinand IV, his successor.
After the death of Maria-Luisa, Philippe married Princess Maria-Elisabetta of Parma on December 24, 1712. They had 7 children-King Carlos III, Infante Francesco, Infante Luis Antonio, Infanta Maria-Antonia, Infante Felipe. Infanta Maria-Teresa, Dauphine of Vennois, and Infanta Maria-Ana Victoria, Queen of Portugal.
He is buried with his second wife in the Royal Palace of La Grandje de San Ildefonso. His first wife as well as all four of their sons are buried in the Royal Crypt, El Escorial, San Lorenzo de El Escorial in Madrid, Spain
Maria Luisa Gabriella di Savoia (1688 - 1714)
Ferdinand VI de Bourbon (1713 - 1759)*
Maria-Ana Victoria Bourbon Braganza (1718 - 1781)*
Maria-Teresa Antonia Rafaela Bourbon (1726 - 1746)*
Maria-Antonia Ferdinanda Bourbon Savoy (1729 - 1785)*
Royal Palace of La Grandja de San Idelfonso
Provincia de Segovia
Castilla y León, Spain
Plot: Royal Crypt
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