Henri, Count of Chambord

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Count of Chambord, Duke of Bordeaux
Head of the House of France
(disputed until 1873)
Reign 3 June 1836 - 24 August 1883
Predecessor Louis XIX
Successor Philippe VII
Jean III
Born (1820-09-29)29 September 1820
Tuileries Palace, Paris, Kingdom of France
Died 24 August 1883(1883-08-24) (aged 62)
Schloss Frohsdorf, Frohsdorf, Austria-Hungary
Spouse Archduchess Maria Theresa of Austria-Este (m 1846)
Full name
Henri Charles Ferdinand Marie Dieudonné d'Artois
House Bourbons of France
Father Charles Ferdinand, Duke of Berry
Mother Princess Maria Carolina of Naples and Sicily
Burial Kostanjevica Monastery
Religion Roman Catholicism

Henri, Count of Chambord and Duke of Bordeaux (Henri Charles Ferdinand Marie Dieudonné; 29 September 1820 – 24 August 1883) was disputedly King of France from 2 to 9 August 1830 as Henry V, although he was never officially proclaimed as such. Afterwards, he was the Legitimist pretender to the throne of France from 1844 until his death in 1883.

Henri was the only son of Charles Ferdinand, Duke of Berry, born after his father's death, by his wife, Princess Carolina of Naples and Sicily, daughter of King Francis I of the Two Sicilies. The Duke himself was the younger son of Charles X of France. As the grandson of Charles X, Henri was a [[Son of France|Grandson France. He was the last legitimate descendant of Louis XV of France in the male line.


  • 29 September 1820 - 16 August 1830 His Royal Highness Henri d'Artois, Grandson of France, Duke of Bordeaux.
  • 16 August 1830 - 24 August 1883 His Royal Highness The Count of Chambord.

Henri, Count of Chambord
Cadet branch of the Capetian dynasty
Born: 29 September 1820 Died: 24 August 1883
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Louis XIX
King of France

2 – 9 August 1830
Succeeded byas King of the French
Titles in pretence
Preceded by — TITULAR —
King of France
Legitimist pretender
3 June 1844 – 24 August 1883
Reason for succession failure:
July Revolution
Succeeded by

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