Prince Thibaut, Count of La Marche

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Template:Infobox royalty Prince Thibaut d'Orléans, Fils de France, comte de La Marche (Thibaut Louis Denis Humbert Marie; 20 January 1948 in Sintra, Portuguese Riviera – 23 March 1983 in Bangui, Central African Republic), was the son of the late Henri Robert Ferdinand Marie Louis Philippe d'Orléans (the Orleanist claimant to the French throne from 1940 until his death) and Isabelle Marie de Orléans Bragança.

Early life

Prince Thibaut was born in Sintra, Portugal. His godparents were King Umberto of Italy and Queen Amelie of Portugal. He was given the title Count of La Marche, a territory that has been nominally part of the French Crown lands since 1527.


He married Marion Mercedes Gordon-Orr (born 4 September 1942, Santiago, Chile, the daughter of James Gordon-Orr and Mercedes Devia), on 23 September 1972 in Edinburgh, Scotland; the couple had two sons:

  • Robert Benoit Paul Henri James Marie d'Orléans (born 6 September 1976, Edinburgh).
  • Louis-Philippe d'Orléans (18 April 1979, Edinburgh – 2 January 1980, Thoiry)[1]




  1. Profile,; accessed 16 April 2014.

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