Louis Philippe I

1773 - 1850

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Louis Philippe I (6 October 1773 – 26 August 1850) was King of the French from 1830 to 1848, the last king and penultimate monarch of France. As Louis Philippe, Duke of Chartres, he distinguished himself commanding troops during the Revolutionary Wars, but broke with the Republic over its decision to execute King Louis XVI. He fled to Switzerland in 1793 after being connected with a plot to restore France's monarchy. His father Louis Philippe II, Duke of Orléans (Philippe Égalité) fell under suspicion and was executed, and Louis Philippe remained in exile for 21 years until the Bourbon Restoration. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Louis Philippe I has received more than 4,079,736 page views. His biography is available in 68 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 64 in 2019). Louis Philippe I is the 188th most popular politician (up from 229th in 2019), the 85th most popular biography from France (up from 104th in 2019) and the 20th most popular French Politician.

Louis Philippe I is most famous for being the last King of France before the French Revolution. He was a descendant of King Louis XIV and ruled from 1830-1848.

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Among politicians, Louis Philippe I ranks 188 out of 15,710Before him are David Ben-Gurion, Ibrahim of the Ottoman Empire, Al Gore, Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor, Puyi, and Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor. After him are Domitian, Francis II of France, Edward VI of England, Harun al-Rashid, George VI, and Heraclius.

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Among people born in 1773, Louis Philippe I ranks 2Before him is Klemens von Metternich. After him are William Henry Harrison, Thomas Young, Ludwig Tieck, Friedrich Mohs, Robert Brown, James Mill, Aimé Bonpland, Louis I of Etruria, Jean Charles Léonard de Sismondi, and Luisa of Naples and Sicily. Among people deceased in 1850, Louis Philippe I ranks 2Before him is Honoré de Balzac. After him are Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac, William Wordsworth, Báb, Zachary Taylor, Daoguang Emperor, Marie Tussaud, José de San Martín, Louise of Orléans, Frédéric Bastiat, and Lin Zexu.

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Among people born in France, Louis Philippe I ranks 85 out of 5,234Before him are Guy de Maupassant (1850), Octave Mirbeau (1848), Maximilien Robespierre (1758), Henry II of France (1519), Pierre-Simon Laplace (1749), and François Rabelais (1494). After him are Francis II of France (1544), Jean-Baptiste Lamarck (1744), Sarah Bernhardt (1844), Marcel Duchamp (1887), Louis IX of France (1214), and Gustave Courbet (1819).


Among politicians born in France, Louis Philippe I ranks 20Before him are Louis the Pious (778), Francis I of France (1494), Caracalla (188), Henry III of France (1551), Maximilien Robespierre (1758), and Henry II of France (1519). After him are Francis II of France (1544), Louis IX of France (1214), Charles X of France (1757), Napoleon II (1811), Louis XVIII of France (1755), and Charles IX of France (1550).