Henri, Count of Chambord

1820 - 1883

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Henri, Count of Chambord and Duke of Bordeaux (French: Henri Charles Ferdinand Marie Dieudonné d'Artois, duc de Bordeaux, comte de Chambord; 29 September 1820 – 24 August 1883) was the Legitimist pretender to the throne of France as Henri V from 1844 until his death in 1883. Henri was the only son of Charles Ferdinand, Duke of Berry, born after his father's death, by his wife, Princess Carolina of Naples and Sicily, daughter of King Francis I of the Two Sicilies. The Duke himself was the younger son of Charles X. As the grandson of Charles X, Henri was a Petit-Fils de France. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henri, Count of Chambord has received more than 780,297 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia. Henri, Count of Chambord is the 1,265th most popular politician (up from 1,346th in 2019), the 454th most popular biography from France (up from 482nd in 2019) and the 109th most popular French Politician.

Henri, Count of Chambord was most famous for being the last male heir to the French throne. He was born in 1820 and became King of France at the age of nine when his grandfather, King Charles X, abdicated. He was a member of the Bourbon dynasty. In 1830, he became the Duke of Bordeaux. In 1844, he became the Duke of Nemours. In 1847, he became the Duke of Aumale. In 1848, he became the Duke of Angoulême. In 1853, he became the Duke of Orléans. In 1864, he became the Duke of Alençon. In 1871, he became the Duke of Chartres. In 1873, he became the Duke of Berry.

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Among politicians, Henri, Count of Chambord ranks 1,265 out of 19,576Before him are Theodoric the Great, Wenceslaus III of Bohemia, Ludvík Svoboda, Andronikos III Palaiologos, Louis III of France, and John V Palaiologos. After him are Jefferson Davis, Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Ludwig I of Bavaria, Ferdinand I of Romania, Emmanuel Macron, and Emperor Wen of Sui.

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Among people born in 1820, Henri, Count of Chambord ranks 7Before him are Friedrich Engels, Florence Nightingale, Herbert Spencer, Victor Emmanuel II of Italy, Anne Brontë, and Nadar. After him are Jenny Lind, Alexandru Ioan Cuza, Multatuli, Harriet Tubman, Susan B. Anthony, and Božena Němcová. Among people deceased in 1883, Henri, Count of Chambord ranks 7Before him are Karl Marx, Richard Wagner, Édouard Manet, Ivan Turgenev, Gustave Doré, and Emir Abdelkader. After him are Midhat Pasha, Joseph Plateau, Princess Marianne of the Netherlands, Charles II, Duke of Parma, Thomas Mayne Reid, and Frederick Francis II, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin.

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Among people born in France, Henri, Count of Chambord ranks 454 out of 6,770Before him are Anouk Aimée (1932), Isabelle Huppert (1953), Abraham de Moivre (1667), Charles Le Brun (1619), Louis III of France (863), and Suzanne Valadon (1865). After him are Ludwig I of Bavaria (1786), François Arago (1786), Gregory of Tours (538), Emmanuel Macron (1977), Francis Poulenc (1899), and Luc Besson (1959).


Among politicians born in France, Henri, Count of Chambord ranks 109Before him are Pauline Bonaparte (1780), Jean Monnet (1888), Albert Lebrun (1871), Joan I of Navarre (1273), Elisabeth of France (1602), and Louis III of France (863). After him are Ludwig I of Bavaria (1786), Emmanuel Macron (1977), Caroline Bonaparte (1782), Stephen, King of England (1095), Charles-Henri Sanson (1739), and Carus (230).