- NAME: Louis-Philippe
- OCCUPATION: King
- BIRTH DATE: October 06, 1773
- DEATH DATE: August 26, 1850
- Did You Know?: The student-led rebellion described in Victor Hugo's Les Misérables takes place during Louis-Philippe's reign.
- Did You Know?: In 1823, Alexandre Dumas was hired by the household of Louis-Philippe, whom Dumas would later write about in Histoire de la vie politique et privée de Louis-Philippe (1852).
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Paris, France
- PLACE OF DEATH: Claremont, Surrey, England, United Kingdom
- Nickname: The Citizen King
- AKA: Louis-Philippe
- Full Name: Louis-Philippe d'Orléans
- AKA: Duke D'Orleans
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Louis-Philippe d'Orléans was France's last king. He took power in 1830 after the July Revolution, but was forced to abdicate after an uprising in 1848.
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Louis-Philippe, having been unable to guide France through a tumultuous era, was the country's last king. After his abdication, France set up its Second Republic, while Louis-Philippe spent the remainder of his life in England. He was 76 years old when he died on August 26, 1850, in Claremont, Surrey.
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