Louis Philippei

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Birthday
6, 1773
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Aug 26, 1850 (76)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
6, 1773
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Aug 26, 1850 (76)

About

King of France from 1830 to 1848 who came to power with support of the aristocracy, and lost it because of distrust from the new industrial class. 

Before Fame

He seized his chance to assume power after the July Revolution 1830 and overthrew his predecessor Charles X.

Trivia

His fall marked the end of the French monarchy as he was the last king to rule France (Napoleon, who came after him, styled himself an Emperor).

Family Life

He was born into an aristocratic family, with a princely bloodline.

Associated With

Five centuries before him King Charles V of France faced many of the same problems: an always restive population, and enemies across the channel to the north.