Louise Adelaide de Bourbon (1757–1824)

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Louise Adelaide de Bourbon (1757–1824)

Princesse de Condé. Name variations: Louise Adélaide de Bourbon; Princess of Conde. Born Louise Adélaide de Bourbon in Chantilly, France, on October 5, 1757; died in Paris on March 10, 1824; daughter of Louis Joseph de Bourbon (1736–1818, a French general).

Louise Adélaide de Bourbon, the princess of Condé, became abbess of Remiremont in 1786. She emigrated as soon as the French Revolution broke out, and her father fled to Turin, then to Worms, where he recruited an army to serve England, Austria, and Russia. In 1801, his army was disbanded, and he moved to England. In 1815, Louise returned to Paris where her father became grand master of the King's Household; she subsequently founded the religious order of "l'adoration perpetuelle."