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Brother of great-grandfather of the Count of Paris

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Prince Louis d’Orléans, Duke of Nemours (b 25 Oct 1814; d 26 Jun 1896), son of Louis-Philippe I, and brother of Ferdinand, Duke of Chartres, later titled Duke of Orléans (b 3 Sep 1810; d 13 Jul 1842), left with other issue, two sons.

1. Prince Louis Philippe Marie Ferdinand Gaston, Count of Eu, b at Château of Neuilly 28 Apr 1842; d at sea 28 Aug 1922; m at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 15 Oct 1864 Isabel Cristina of Bragança, Princess Imperial of Brazil (b 29 Jul 1846; d 14 Nov 1921), Regent of Brazil 25 May 1871 – 31 Mar 1872, 25 Mar – 28 Sep 1876, and 30 Jun 1887 – 22 Aug 1888, succ her father Emperor Pedro II as Head of the Imperial House of Brazil 5 Dec 1891, and had issue (Orléans e Bragança, which line by decision of the Duke of Orléans of 1908 was to take place in the succession after all the other lines of the House of Orléans, see under BRAZIL), of whom,

1). Prince Pedro de Alcántara Luiz Felipe Maria Gastão Miguel Gabriel Rafael Gonzaga, Prince of Grão Pará, Imperial and Royal Highness, b at Petrópolis 15 Oct 1875; d at Petrópolis 29 Jan 1940, titular Emperor by the abdication of his grandfather Pedro II, 15 Nov 1889 – 5 Dec 1891 (when his mother assumed the Headship of the Imperial House), renounced his right of succession to the Imp Crown of Brazil for himself and his descendants under article 117 of the Constitution of 25 Mar 1824 (which did not require a dynast to marry equally, however, the reason stated for the renunciation), [1] at Cannes 30 Oct 1908 (retaining his other dynastic rights and titles), m (in a marriage determined by his mother not valid dynastically for the Brazilian succession) at Versailles 14 Nov 1908, Elisabeth (b at Chotobor, Bohemia 7 Dec 1875; d at Sintra, Portugal 11 Jun 1951), dau of Johan Wenzel, Count Dobrzensky von Dobrzenicz and Countess Elisabeth Kottulinsky, Baroness von Kottulin & Krzizkowitz, and had issue,

(1). Princess Isabel (Isabelle) Maria Amelia Luiza Vitoria Teresa Joana Michaela Gabriela Rafaela Gonzaga, b at Château d'Eu 13 Aug 1911, Dame Star Cross; m at Palermo 8 Apr 1931, Henri of Orléans, Count of Paris, (b at the Château de Nouvion en Thiérache, Aisne 5 Jul 1908), see above.
(Fondation Condé, Place Maurice Versepuy, 60500 Chantilly France).

(2). Prince Pedro de Alcántara Gastão João Maria Felipe Lourenço Humberto Miguel Gabriel Rafael Gonzaga, b at Château d'Eu 19 Feb 1913, assumed the Headship of the House of Orléans and Bragança and the qualification of Imperial and Royal Highness, along with the title Prince of Grão Para and Gd Magistery of Orders of Pedro I and the Rose 1946, Gd Cross Christ of Brazil, of the Southern Cross, Kt Order of Saint Januarius, Bailiff Gd Cross Constantinian Order of Saint George, Gd Cross Saviour Greece, Gd Cross Hon & Dev Sov Mil Order of Malta, m at Seville 18 Dec 1944, Princess María de la Esperanza (b at Madrid 14 Jun 1914), Gd Cross Constantinian Order of Saint George, dau of Carlo, Prince of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Infant of Spain and Princess Louise of Orléans, and has issue,
(Palacio do Grão Pará, Avenida Epitacio Pessoa 130, 25600 Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; 41012 Villamanrique de la Condesa, Prov, Sevilla, Spain).

1. Prince Pedro de Alcántara Carlos João Lourenco Miguel Rafael Gabriel Gonzaga, Gd Cross Pedro I and the Rose b at Rio de Janeiro 31 Oct 1945; m lstly at Petrópolis 2 Sep 1975, Rony (b at São Paolo 20 Mar 1938; d at Petrópolis 14 Jan 1979), dau of Alfredo Kuhn and Maria das Graças Mercedes de Souza, and by her has issue,

1). Prince Pedro Tiago, Gd Cross Pedro I and the Rose, b at Petrópolis 12 Jan 1979.

Prince Pedro m 2ndly at Fazenda São Geraldo, Paraiba do Sul, Brazil 16 Jul 1981, Patricia Alexandra (b at Petrópolis 22 Nov 1964), dau of Frank Brascombe and Maria Braumeyer, and by her has further issue,
(Palácio do Grão Pará, Avenida Epitácio Pessoa 130, 25600 Petr6polis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; 41012 Villamanrique de la Condesa, Prov. Sevilla, Spain).

2). Prince Felipe Rodrigo, Gd Cross Pedro I and the Rose, b at Brasilia 31 Dec 1982.

2. Princess Maria da Gloria Henriqueta Dolores Lucia Michaela Rafaela Gabriela Gonzaga, b at Petrópolis 13 Dec 1946; m lstly at Villamanrique de la Condesa 1 Jul 1972 (m diss by div at Washington, DC, USA .. May 1985), Alexander, Crown Prince, of Yugoslavia (b in London 17 Jul 1945; m 2ndly at London 20/21 Sep 1985, Catherine Clara Batis). She m 2ndly at Seville 24 Oct 1985 (relig), Ignacio de Medina y Fernández de Córdoba, Duke of Segorbe, Count of Ampurias & Grandee of Spain (b at Seville 23 Feb 1947), Architect.
(Callejón de Dos Hermanas 4, 41004 Sevilla, Spain).

3. Prince Afonso Duarte Francisco Marcos Miguel Rafael Gabriel Gonzaga, Gd Cross Pedro I and the Rose, b at Petrópolis 25 Apr 1948; m at Seville 3 Jan 1973, Maria (b at Seville 13 May 1954), dau of Isidro Parejo and Maria Vitoria Gurruchaga, and has issue,
(Palácio do Grão Pará, Avenida Epitácio Pessoa 130, 25600 Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; 41012 Villamanrique de la Condesa, Prov Sevilla, Spain).

1). Princess Maria, b at Seville 14 Jan 1974.

2). Princess Julia, b at Petrópolis 18 Sep 1977.

4. Prince Manuel Alvaro Raniero Miguel Gabriel Rafael Gonzaga, Gd Cross Pedro I and the Rose, Kt of Montesa, b at Petrópolis 17 Jun 1949; m at Malaga 12 Dec 1977, Margarita (b at Sevilla 10 Dec 1949 or at Malaga 10 Dec 1945), dau of Oskar Haffner and..., and has issue,
(Patio de Banderas 6, 41004 Sevilla, Spain).

1). Princess Luiza Cristina, b at Seville 25 Jun 1978.

2). Prince Manuel Afonso, Gd Cross Pedro I and the Rose, b at Seville 9 Mar 1981.

5. Princess Cristina Maria do Rosario Leopoldina Michaela Gabriela Rafaela Gonzaga, b at Petrópolis 16 Oct 1950; m there 16 May 1980 (diss by div 1988), Jean, Prince Sapieha-Rozanski (b at Warsaw 26 Aug 1935).
(Avenida Koeller 42, 25600 Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil).

6. Prince Francisco Humberto Miguel Rafael Gabriel Gonzaga, Gd Cross Pedro I and the Rose, b at Petrópolis 9 Dec 1956; m there 28 Jan 1978, Christina (b at Rio de Janeiro 14 Jan 1953), dau of Gaubert Schmidt and Alice Peçanha, and has issue,
(Palácio do Grão Pará, Avenida Epitacio Pessoa 130, 25600 Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil).

1). Prince Francisco Teodoro, Gd Cross Pedro I and the Rose, b at Petrópolis 25 Sep 1979.

(3). Princess Maria Francisca Amelia Luiza Vitoria Teresa Elisabeth Michaela Gabriela Rafaela Gonzaga, b at Chateau d'Eu 8 Sep 1914; d at Lisbon 15 Jan 1968; m at Rio de Janeiro 13 Oct (civ) and at Petrópolis 15 Oct (relig) 1942, Dom Duarte Nuño, Infant of Portugal, Duke of Braganca, Head of the Royal House of Portugal (b at Seebenstein, Lower Austria 23 Sep 1907; d at Lisbon 24 Dec 1976).

(4). Prince João Maria Felipe Miguel Gabriel Rafael Gonzaga, Gd Cross Pedro I and the Rose, b at Boulogne-Billancourt, Hauts-de- Seine, France 15 Oct 1916, Major Brazilian Air Force, Vice-Pres Pan-Air do Brasil (ret); m lstly at Sintra, Portugal 29 Apr 1949 (m diss by div ... 1971), Fatima Sherifa (b at Cairo 19 Apr 1923; d at Rio de Janiero 14 Mar 1990; m lstly Nabil Hassan Toussoun who d ... ; m 3rdly at .... Eduardo Bahout who d at Rio de Janeiro 29 Jan 1980), dau of Ismail Chirine Bey and Aisha Mussalan. He m 2ndly at Petrópolis 28 Apr (civ) and at Rio de Janeiro 11 May (relig) 1990, Tereza (b at Uba, Minas, Gerais 11 Jan 1929; m lstly at Carlos Eduardo Souza Campos; that m diss by div ), dau of José Leite and Blanca César, and had issue by his first wife,
(Rua Fresca 4, 23970 Parati, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil),

1. Prince João Henrique, Gd Cross Pedro I and the Rose, b at Rio de Janeiro 25 Apr 1954, Photographer; in at Rio de Janeiro 26 Jun 1986, Stella Christina (b at Rio de Janeiro 20 Jun 1958), dau of Hersias Morado Lutterbach and Stella Carmen Correa Pinto, and has issue,
(Avenida Ataulfo de Paiva 135, Sala 1210, 22440 Leblon, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil).

1). Prince João Philippe, Gd Cross Pedro I and the Rose, b at Rio de Janeiro 27 Nov 1986.

2). Princess Maria Cristina, b at Rio de Janeiro 26 Dec 1989.

(5). Princess Teresa Maria Teodora Michaela Gabriela Rafaela Gonzaga, b at Boulogne-Billancourt 18 Jun 1919; m at Sintra, 7 Oct 1957, Ernesto Martorell y Caldero (b at Lisbon 1921; d at Madrid 10 Jan 1985), Industrialist.
(Rua Dom Afonso Henriques 41, Estoril, Portugal).

2). Prince Luiz Maria Filipe Pedro de Alcántara Gastao Miguel Rafael Gonzaga, b at Petrópolis 26 Nov 1878; d at Cannes from an illness contracted on active service 26 Mar 1920, assumed the qualification of Imperial and Royal Highness folllwing his elder brother's renunciation 30 Oct 1908, Gd Cross Pedro I, Gd Cross Rose, Gd Cross Charles III, authorized by King George V to serve in the British Army in WWI, author of travel books; m at Cannes 3(civ) 4 (relig) Nov 1908, Princess Maria Pia (b at Cannes 12 Aug 1878; d at Mandelieu 20 Jun 1973), dau of Prince Alfonso of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Count of Caserta, Head of the Royal House of Bourbon-Two Sicilies and Princess Antonia of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, and had issue,

(1). Prince Pedro Henrique Afonso Felipe Maria Miguel Gabriel Rafael Gonzaga, b at Boulogne-Billancourt 13 Sep 1909; d at Vassouras, Brazil 5 Jul 1981, proclaimed himself successor to his grandmother as Head of the Imperial House of Brazil and Imperial and Royal Highness, and as Gd Master Orders of Pedro I and the Rose, Bailiff Gd Cross Constantinian Order of Saint George; m at Leutstetten 17 (civ) and at Schloss Nymphenburg 19 (relig) Aug 1937, Princess Maria (b at Schloss Nymphenburg 9 Sep 1914), eldest dau of Prince Franz of Bavaria and Princess Isabelle of Croy, and has issue,
(Rua Custódio Serrão 36, Apt. 202, 22470 Lagoa, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil).

1. Prince Luiz Gastão Maria José Pio, proclaimed himself successor to his father as claimant to the Headship of the Imperial House of Brazil and Imperial and Royal Highness, and as Gd Master Orders of Pedro I and the Rose, b at Mandelieu, Alpes Maritimes, France 6 Jun 1938.
(Rua Maranhao 270, Apt. 62, 01240 São Paulo SP, Brazil).

2. Prince Eudes Maria Regnier Pedro José, b at Mandelieu 8 Jun 1939, renounced his rights of succession to the Brazilian throne for himself and his descendants 3 Jun 1966, Officer Brazilian Navy, Gd Cross Pedro I & the Rose, Member of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of Saint Andrews, Fife, Scotland; m 1stly at São Paulo 8 May 1967, (m diss by div ... 1976), Ana Maria (b at São Paolo 20 Nov 1945; m 2ndly at (civ)... 1976, as his 2nd wife Baldomero Barbara), dau of Luiz de Moraes e Barros and Maria do Carmo Cerqueira César and has issue,
(Rua Prof. Abelardo Lobo 50, Apt. 2, 22470 Lagoa, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil).

(1). Prince Luiz Philippe, b at Rio de Janeiro 3 Apr 1969.
(Rua Crist6vdo Diniz 9219, Cerquiera César, 01426 São Paulo, Brazil).

(2). Princess Ana Luiza, b at Rio de Janeiro 21 Jun 1971, m at Idaiatuba 18 (relig) May 1996 Paolo Ibrahim Mansour (b ca 1962), son of Ibrahim Mansour and Regina ……
(Rua Cristóvdo Diniz 9219, Cerquiera César, 01426 São Paulo, Brazil).

Prince Eudes m 2ndly at Rio de Janeiro 26 Mar 1976, Mercedes (b at Petropolis on 26 Jan 1955), dau of Guy de Povoença Neves da Rocha and Lia Viega Willemensens, and by her has further issue,

(3). Prince Eudes, b at Rio de Janeiro 17 Dec 1977.

(4). Princess Maria Francisca, b at Rio de Janeiro 18 Aug 1979

(5). Princess Maria Antonia, b at Rio de Janeiro 18 Aug 1979 (twin with Princess Maria Francisca).

(6). Prince Guy, b at Rio de Janeiro 8 Oct 1985.

3. Prince Bertrand Maria José Pio Januario, b at Mandelieu 2 Feb 1941, Pilot, Jurist, GC Pedro I and the Rose.
(Rua Alagoas 35012, 01242 Sdo Paulo SP, Brazil).

4. Princess Isabel Maria Josefa Henriqueta Francisca, b at La Bourboule, Puy-de-Dôme, France 5 Apr 1944.
(Rua Custódio Serrão 36, Apt. 202, 22470 Lagoa, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil).

5. Prince Pedro de Alcantara Henrique Maria Miguel Gabriel Rafael Gonzaga, b at P6tropolis 1 Dec 1945, renounced his rights of succession to the Brazilian throne for himself and his descendants 28 Dec 1972, Gd Cross Pedro I and Imperial Order of the Rose; m at Rio de Janeiro 4 Jul 1974, Maria de Fátima (b at Rio de Janeiro 14 Jul 1952), dau of Orlando de Lacerda Rocha and Silvia Maria de Andrada Baptista de Oliveira, and has issue,(Avenida Oswaldo Cruz 123, Apt. 401, 22250 Flamengo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil).

1). Princess Maria Pia, b at Rio de Janeiro 23 Aug 1975.

2). Princess Maria Carolina, b at Rio de Janeiro 19 Sep 1978.

3). Prince Gabriel José, b at Rio de Janeiro 1 Dec 1980.

4). Princess Maria de Fátima Isabel, b at Rio de Janeiro 13 May 1988.

5). Princess Maria Manuela, b at Rio de Janeiro 26 May 1989.

6. Prince Fernando Diniz Maria José Miguel Gabriel Rafael Gonzaga, b at Petrópolis 2 Feb 1948, Economist, Industrialist, renounced his rights to the Brazilian throne for himself and his descendants 24 Feb 1975, Kt Gd Cross Order of Dom Pedro I & Imperial Order of the Rose; m at Rio de Janeiro 19 Mar 1975, Maria de Graça (b at Rio de Janeiro 27 Jun 1952), dau of Walter Baere de Araujo and Maria Madalena de Siqueira Carvalho, and has issue,
(Rua Candido Gaffre 1611101, 22291 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil).

1). Princess Isabel Maria Eleonora, b at Rio de Janeiro 30 Jan 1978.

2). Princess Maria da Glória Cristina, b at Rio de Janeiro 11 Nov 1982.

3). Princess Luiza Carolina Maria, b at Rio de Janeiro 27 Oct 1984.

7. Prince António João Maria José Jorge Miguel Gabriel Rafael Gonzaga, b at Rio de Janeiro 24 Jun 1950, Engineer, Gd Cross Pedro I and the Rose; m at Beloeil, Belgium 25. Sep (civ) and 26 Sep (relig) 1981, Princess Christine (b at Beloeil 11 Aug 1955), dau of Antoine, Prince de Ligne and Princess Alix of Luxembourg, Bourbon-Parma and Nassau, and has issue,
(Rua Sant Moritz 65, Morin, 25630, Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil).

1). Prince Pedro Luiz Maria José Miguel Rafael Gabriel Gonzaga, Gd Cross Pedro I and the Rose, b at Rio de Janeiro 12 Jan 1983.

2). Princess Amelia Maria de Fátima Josefa Antonia Michaela Gabriela Rafaela Gonzaga, b at Brussels 15 Mar 1984.

3). Prince Rafael António Maria José Francisco Miguel Gabriel Gonzaga, Gd Cross Pedro I and the Rose, b at Rio de Janeiro 24 Apr 1986.

4). Princess Maria Gabriela Josefa Franziska Jolanda Michaela Rafaela Gonzaga, b at Rio de Janeiro 8 Jun 1989.

8. Princess Eleonora (Leonor) Maria Josefa Rosa Felipa Michaela Gabriela Rafaela Gonzaga, b at Jacarezinho, Paraná 20 May 1953, lic hist; m at Rio de Janeiro 10 Mar 1981, Michel, Prince de Ligne (b at Beloeil 26 May 1951).
(11 Clos Victor Gilsoul, 1200 Brussels, Belgium).

9. Prince Francisco Maria José Rasso Miguel Gabriel Rafael Gonzaga, b at Jacarezinho, Paraná 6 Apr 1955, renounced his rights to the Brazilian throne for himself and his descendants 11 Dec 1980, GC Pedro I and the Rose; m at Rio de Janeiro 28 Dec 1980, Claudia Regina (b at Rio de Janeiro 11 Jul 1954), dau of Eurico Borges Godinho and Nilza Martins, and has issue,
(Rua Aperana 121-3, 22450 Leblon Rio de Janeiro, Brazil).

1). Princess Maria Elisabeth Josefa Angela Michaela Gabriela Rafaela Gonzaga, b at Rio de Janeiro 1 Mar 1982.

2). Princess Maria Tereza Cristiana Josefa Albertina Michaela Gabriela Rafaela Gonzaga, b at Rio de Janeiro 31 Jan 1984.

3). Princess Maria Eleonora Josefa Antonia Michaela Gabriela Rafaela Gonzaga, b at Rio de Janeiro 31 Jan 1984 (twin with Princess Maria Tereza).

10. Prince Alberto Maria José João Miguel Gabriel Rafael Gonzaga, b at Jundiai do Sul, Paraná 23 Jun 1957, renounced his rights to the Brazilian throne for himself and his descendants 22 Dec 1982, GC Pedro I and the Rose; m at Rio de Janeiro 11 Jan 1983, Maritza (b at Rio de Janeiro 29 Apr 1961), dau of Jaddo Barbosa Bockel and Mirizia Bulcão Ribas, and has issue,
(Avenida Sernambetiba 3600, Bloco 5, Apt. 604, 22630 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil).

1). Prince Pedro Alberto Maria José Francisco Miguel Gabriel Rafael Gonzaga, b at Rio de Janeiro 31 May 1988.

2). Princess Maria Beatriz Isabel Guilhermina Michaela Gabriela Rafaela Gonzaga, b at Rio de Janeiro 27 Jul 1990.

3). Princess Ana Tereza, b at Rio de Janeiro 10/11 Feb 1995.

4). Prince Antonio Alberto, b at Rio de Janeiro 29 May 1997.

11. Princess Maria Teresa Aldegunda Luiza Josefa Michaela Gabriela Rafaela Gonzaga, b at Jundiai do Sul, ParanA 14 Jul 1959; m at Rio de Janeiro 4 Nov 1995, Johannes Hessel de Jong (b at ca 1953 ).
(Rua Custódio Serrão 36, Apt. 202, 22470 Lagoa, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil).

12. Princess Maria Gabriela Dorotea Isabel Josefa Michaela Gabriela Rafaela Gonzaga, b at Jundiai do Sul, Paraná 14 Jul 1959 (twin with Princess Maria Teresa), Radio & Television Technician.
(Rua Custódio Serrão 36, Apt. 202, 22470 Lagoa, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil).

(2). Prince Luiz Gastão António Maria Filipe, Gd Cross Pedro I and the Rose, b at Cannes 19 Feb 1911; d at Neuilly-sur-Seine 8 Sep 1931.

(3). Princess Pia Maria Raniera Isabella Antonia Victória Theresia Amelia Gerharda Raimunda Anna Michaela Raphaela Gabriela Gonzaga, b at Boulogne sur Seine 4 Mar 1913; m at Paris 11 Aug (civ) and 12 Aug (relig) 1948, René, Comte de Nicolay (b at Le Lude, Sarthe 17 Jan 1910; d at Paris 25 Nov 1954).
(Château du Lude 72800 Le Lude, Sarthe, France; 69 Avenue Raymond Poincare, 75116 Paris, France).

2). Prince António Gastão Luis Filipe Francisco de Assis Maria Miguel Rafael Gabriel Gonzaga, b at Paris 9 Aug 1881; k in a flying accident at Edmonton, London 29 Nov 1918, authorized by King George V to serve in British Army during World War I, Gd Crosses Pedro I and the Rose, Christ of Portugal, Charles III, etc.

NOTES

[1] “Eu, o Príncipe Dom Pedro d’Alcãntara …….. de O e B, tendo maduramente refletido, resolvi renunciar ao direito que, pela Constituição do Império do Brasil, promulgada a 25.III.1824, me compete à Coroa do mesmo País. Declaro, pois, que, por miha muito livre e espontãnea vontade, dele desisto pela presente e renuncio, não só por mim, como por todoa a cada um dos meus descendentes, a todo e qualquer direito que a dita Conmstituição nos confere à Coroa e Trono Brasileiros, o qual passará às linhas que se seguirem à minha, conforme a ordem de sucessão estabelecida pwlo art. 117. Perante Deus prometo por mim e meus descendentes manter a presente declaração. Cannes 30 de outubro de 1908.”