Louis, Grand Dauphin

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"Le Grand Dauphin"
Anne of Austria with the Dauphin and Queen Marie Thérèse.jpg
Louis inbetween his mither (R) an grandiother (L) by an unknown artist
Dauphin o Fraunce
Tenure1 November 1661 - 14 April 1711
Born1 November 1661(1661-11-01)
Château de Fontainebleau, Fraunce
Dee'd14 Apryle 1711(1711-04-14) (aged 49)
Château de Meudon, Fraunce
Buirial28 April 1711
Ryal Basilica, Saint Denis, Fraunce
SpouseMaria Anna Victoria o Bavarie
Marie Émilie de Joly (in saecret)
IssueLouis, Duke o Burgundy, Dauphin o Fraunce
Philippe, Duke o Anjou, King of Spain
Charles, Duke o Berry
Full name
Louis de France
HooseBourbons o Fraunce
FaitherLouis XIV o Fraunce
MitherMaria Theresa o Austrick
SeegnaturLouis's signature
Coat of Arms of the Dauphin of France.svg

Louis o Fraunce, Son o Fraunce, (1 November 1661 - 14 Aprile 1711) wis the eldest son o Keeng Louis XIV o Fraunce an his wife Queen Maria Theresa. He wis kent as the Grand Dauphin due tae his height. He died o smallpox in 1711 an wis buried at the Basilica o St Denis, his seicont son Philippe wad acome Keeng o Spain in 1700, makin the Grand Dauphin a direct ancestor o the current ruling Keeng Felipe VI o Spain.

Mariage an childer[eedit | eedit soorce]

On 7 Mairch 1680 Louis mairit Maria Anna Victoria o Bavarie. The couple haed a civil relationship an haed 3 sons thegither even tho Louis haed illegitimate childer wi several mistresses, oner o whom he mairit Marie Émilie de Joly.

  1. Louis o Fraunce, Duke o Burgundy, Dauphin o Fraunce (16 August 1682 - 18 Februar 1712) mairit Marie Adélaïde o Savoy; an haed childer;
  2. Philippe o Fraunce, Duke o Anjou (19 December 1683 - 9 Julie 1746), later Keeng o Spain in 1700; first mairit Maria Luisa o Savoy an haed childer; mairit again Elisabeth Farnese an haed childer;
  3. Charles o Fraunce, Duke o Berry (31 Julie 1686 - 5 Mey 1714) mairit Marie Louise Élisabeth d'Orléans an haed childer but aw died in infancy.

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