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Philippe Jean Pelletan
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Birth: May 4, 1747
Death: Sep. 26, 1829

Philippe Jean Pelletan was a french doctor who removed the the heart of Louis-Charles, son of the King of France Louis XVI. During the french revolution Louis-Charles was imprisoned with his parents. He was held at the prison of La Temple in Paris to prevent monachists to free the little boy. Louis-Charles died in La Temple and during the autopsy on his body Pelletan could remove his heart and smuggled the heart out of the prison. The Dauphin was burried in a mass grave in Paris. The heart changed hands many times. Firt it was stolen by a student of Pelletan who confessed on his deathbed. The student's wife gave the heart to the archbishop of Paris were it stayed until the revolution of 1830. But at last the heart came back to Paris were it was kept in the Saint Denis Church. Prof. Cassiman of the university of Louvain (Belgium) could prove with a DNA test that the heart kept in the Saint Denis church is of a member of the Bourbon Family and concluded that the heart belonged to the Dauphin of France 
 
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Bourg La eine
Bourg-la-Reine
Departement des Hauts-de-Seine
Īle-de-France, France
 
Created by: Rik Van Beveren
Record added: Feb 09, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33681553
Philippe Jean Pelletan
Added by: Rik Van Beveren
 
 
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May GOD Bless you as you have blessed all of us here and there in, Europe! I am direct to the Bourbons.
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie
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- Regina ♥ with love ♥
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- In Memory of Ana,Ruvi and My Dad
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