Charles, Duke of Berry

Charles, Duke of Berry

Born Jul 31, 1686

Charles de France, Duke of Berry, (Versailles, 31 July 1686 – Versailles, 5 May 1714) was a grandson of Louis XIV of France. Although he was only a grandson of Louis XIV, Berry held the rank of fils de France ("son of France"), rather than petit-fils de France ("grandson of France"), as the son of the Dauphin, heir apparent to the throne. The Duke of Berry was for seven years heir presumptive to the throne of Spain (1700–1707).… Read More

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1686 Birth Born on July 31, 1686.


1710 23 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1710, he was invested with his apanage, consisting in the duchies of Alençon, of Angoulême, county of Ponthieu and other minor fiefs. … Read More
1711 24 Years Old As the third son of the Dauphin, Berry was not expected to inherit the throne; and at his father's death in 1711, his oldest brother Louis, Duke of Burgundy became Dauphin. … Read More
1712 25 Years Old 1 More Event
He renounced all his rights to the Spanish succession on 24 November 1712, in application of the treaties of Utrecht. … Read More
1714 28 Years Old But, on 5 May 1714, he died from internal injuries sustained in a hunting accident. … Read More
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