Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all d'Orléanses in:
 • Chapelle Royale de Dreux
 • Dreux
 • Departement d'Eure-et-Loir
 • Centre
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Marie d'Orléans
Learn about removing the ads from this memorial...
Birth: Apr. 12, 1813
Palermo
Provincia di Palermo
Sicilia, Italy
Death: Jan. 6, 1839
Pisa
Provincia di Pisa
Toscana, Italy

Princess, Duchess, Artist. Marie Christine Caroline Adélaïde Françoise Léopoldine d'Orléans, daughter of Louis Philippe d'Orléans, Duke of Orléans, and his wife Maria Amalia of Naples and Sicily, was born in Palermo. She was the third of ten children. Her father became the King of the French. Her mother was the daughter of King Ferdinand I of Naples and Sicily. She was well-educated, as well as a talented artist. In October of 1837, she married Alexander, Duke of Württemberg at Versailles. The marriage produced one child, a son, born in 1838. However, Marie contracted tuberculosis and she died in Pisa in 1839. She was interred on January 27, 1839 at the Chapelle Royale de Dreux. Her gisant (effigy) in the chapel was sculpted by the artist Hector Lemaire. Marie used her artistic talent in drawing and sculpture. Many of her works are in the Museum of Dordrecht, in the Netherlands. An exhibition of her work was held at the Louvre on April 18, 2008 through July 21, 2008: "Marie d'Orléans 1813-1839, Princesse et artiste romantique." 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  King Louis Philippe (1773 - 1850)
   Queen Marie Amelie Therese (1782 - 1866)
 
 Siblings:
   Ferdinand Philippe d'Orléans (1810 - 1842)*
   Louise Marie (1812 - 1850)*
  Marie d'Orléans (1813 - 1839)
  Louis d'Orléans, Duke of Nemours (1814 - 1896)*
  Clémentine d'Orléans (1817 - 1907)*
  Charles d'Orléans, Duke of Penthièvre (1820 - 1828)*
  Henri d'Orléans (1822 - 1897)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Chapelle Royale de Dreux
Dreux
Departement d'Eure-et-Loir
Centre, France
 
Created by: Anne Philbrick
Record added: Feb 14, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 84964055
Marie d'Orléans
Added by: Marianne
 
Marie d'Orléans
Added by: Marianne
 
Marie d'Orléans
Added by: Anne Philbrick
 
 
There is 1 more photo not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- la vita eterna
 Added: Jun. 4, 2014

- Ernest Sharpe Jr
 Added: Sep. 28, 2012

- Anne Philbrick
 Added: Feb. 14, 2012
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service