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Louis Philippe I

1773 - 1850

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Louis Philippe (6 October 1773 – 26 August 1850) was King of the French from 1830 to 1848, and the penultimate monarch of France. As Louis Philippe, Duke of Chartres, he distinguished himself commanding troops during the Revolutionary Wars and was promoted to lieutenant general by the age of nineteen, but he 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 during the Reign of Terror. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Louis Philippe I has received more than 4,514,384 page views. His biography is available in 72 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 68 in 2019). Louis Philippe I is the 200th most popular politician (down from 188th in 2019), the 85th most popular biography from France 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 200 out of 15,577Before him are Klemens von Metternich, Titus, Edward IV of England, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Pargalı Ibrahim Pasha, and Al Gore. After him are Henry VII of England, Charles X of France, Cleisthenes, Slobodan Milošević, Heraclius, and George VI.

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Among people born in 1773, Louis Philippe I ranks 2Before him is Klemens von Metternich. After him are Thomas Young, Robert Brown, William Henry Harrison, Ludwig Tieck, Friedrich Mohs, James Mill, Louis I of Etruria, Maria Theresa of Austria-Este, Queen of Sardinia, Aimé Bonpland, and Thérésa Tallien. Among people deceased in 1850, Louis Philippe I ranks 2Before him is Honoré de Balzac. After him are Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac, William Wordsworth, Daoguang Emperor, Zachary Taylor, Báb, José de San Martín, Marie Tussaud, Frédéric Bastiat, Johann Heinrich von Thünen, and Louise of Orléans.

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Among people born in France, Louis Philippe I ranks 85 out of 6,011Before him are Gustave Courbet (1819), Irène Joliot-Curie (1897), Louis the Pious (778), Caracalla (188), Pierre-Simon Laplace (1749), and Edward IV of England (1442). After him are Charles X of France (1757), Jean-Baptiste Lamarck (1744), Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1520), Napoleon II (1811), Jean-François Champollion (1790), and Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841).


Among politicians born in France, Louis Philippe I ranks 20Before him are Maximilien Robespierre (1758), Louis IX of France (1214), Henry III of France (1551), Louis the Pious (778), Caracalla (188), and Edward IV of England (1442). After him are Charles X of France (1757), Napoleon II (1811), Henry II of France (1519), Philip V of Spain (1683), Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor (1708), and Louis XVII of France (1785).