Philippe II, Duke of Orléans

1674 - 1723

Philippe II, Duke of Orléans

Philippe II, Duke of Orléans (Philippe Charles; 2 August 1674 – 2 December 1723), was a member of the royal family of France and served as Regent of the Kingdom from 1715 to 1723. Born at his father's palace at Saint-Cloud, he was known from birth under the title of Duke of Chartres. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Philippe II, Duke of Orléans has received more than 947,330 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 52nd most popular nobleman.

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Among noblemen, Philippe II, Duke of Orléans ranks 57 out of 559Before him are Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, Princess Märtha of Sweden, Afonso de Albuquerque, Robert Guiscard, Francesco I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, and Marie Thérèse of France. After him are Elizabeth Charlotte, Madame Palatine, Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten, Jean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, Ramesses IV, Lady Jane Grey, and Henrietta of England.

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Among people born in 1674, Philippe II, Duke of Orléans ranks 1After him are Reinhard Keiser, Jethro Tull, Jeremiah Clarke, Christian III, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken, Margravine Elisabeth Sophie of Brandenburg, Ibrahim Muteferrika, Prosper Jolyot de Crébillon, and Isaac Watts. Among people deceased in 1723, Philippe II, Duke of Orléans ranks 2Before him is Antonie van Leeuwenhoek. After him are Christopher Wren, Dimitrie Cantemir, Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach, Cosimo III de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, Godfrey Kneller, Praskovia Saltykova, Zanabazar, Joseph Clemens of Bavaria, Anne Christine of Sulzbach, Princess of Piedmont, and Guillaume Dubois.

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In France

Among people born in France, Philippe II, Duke of Orléans ranks 396 out of 4,109Before him are Pierre Gassendi (1592), Hector Malot (1830), Avitus (395), Odilon Redon (1840), Théophile Gautier (1811), and Ambroise Paré (1510). After him are Sophie Germain (1776), Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet (1627), Charles Le Brun (1619), Pierre Bayle (1647), Fernandel (1903), and Alain Prost (1955).

Among NOBLEMEN In France

Among noblemen born in France, Philippe II, Duke of Orléans ranks 13Before him are Charles, Count of Valois (1270), Raynald of Châtillon (1123), Jeanne d'Albret (1528), Philip the Bold (1342), Robert Guiscard (1016), and Marie Thérèse of France (1778). After him are Louis I, Duke of Orléans (1372), Lucien Bonaparte (1775), William IX, Duke of Aquitaine (1071), Élisabeth of France (1764), Amadeus VIII, Duke of Savoy (1383), and Joan of France, Duchess of Berry (1464).

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