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Prince Gaston d'Orléans, comte d'Eu

Prince Gaston d'Orléans, comte d'Eu

A carte-de-visite portrait of Prince Gaston d'Orléans (1842-1922), the first son of the duc de Nemours. He is seen here in the uniform of the Spanish Hussars.

His full name was Louis Philippe Marie Ferdinand Gaston d'Orléans. He became a military commander and fought in the Spanish-Moroccan War and the War of the Triple Alliance. Gaston was married to Princess Isabel, heiress to the Brazilian imperial throne.

The comte d’Eu died at sea on 28 August 1922.

Photographed by Camille Silvy of London on 26 June 1861.

Code: 124979
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