- NAME: Louis, Grand Dauphin
- OCCUPATION: Royalty
- BIRTH DATE: November 01, 1661
- DEATH DATE: April 11, 1711
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Fontainebleau, France
- PLACE OF DEATH: Meudon, France
- AKA: Louis de Bourbon
- AKA: Dauphin of France
- AKA: The Grand Dauphin
- AKA: Monseigneur
- AKA: Louis of France
- AKA: Louis de France
- AKA: Louis, Grand Dauphin
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Louis, Grand Dauphin, was the son of Louis XIV of France and the father of Philip V of Spain, but never became king himself.
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Philippe was later crowned Philip V of Spain; thus, the supposed prophecy was fulfilled.
In the last 10 years of his life, Louis, Grand Dauphin, continued his leisurely pursuits. His first wife, Maria Anna, died in 1690, and Louis married one of his lovers, Marie Émilie de Joly de Choin, in 1695. After 1700, Louis established his own court at the Château de Meudon and collected art and diamonds. He died on April 11, 1711, of smallpox at age 49, preceding his father in death.
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