Clementine of Orleans (1817–1907)

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Clementine of Orleans (1817–1907)

Princess of Saxe-Coburg. Name variations: Clementine Bourbon; Clémentine of Orléans or Clémentine d'Orléans. Born Marie Clémentine Caroline Leopoldine Clotilde d'Orléans on June 3, 1817, in Neuilly-sur-Seine; died on February 16, 1907, in Vienna, Austria; second daughter of Maria Amalia (1782–1866) and Louis Philippe I (1773–1850), the Citizen King of France (r. 1830–1848); sister of Louise d'Orleans (1812–1850, queen of Belgium); married Augustus, prince of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, on April 20, 1843; children: Prince Philip of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (1844–1921); August of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (1845–1907); Clotilde of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (1846–1927); Amalie of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (1848–1894); Ferdinand I (1861–1948), prince of Bulgaria (r. 1887–1908), tsar of Bulgaria (r. 1908–1918). Clémentine of Orléans was a close friend of Maria II Da Gloria (1819–1853), queen of Portugal.