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Louis Philippe

noun
1.
("Citizen King") 1773–1850, king of France 1830–48.
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  • It was arranged the queen should marry her cousin, and her sister the son of Louis Philippe.

    The Strollers Frederic S. Isham
  • He visited Louis Philippe, whose health is said to be failing.

  • I never assumed to be Louis Philippe, nor affected to be any person of distinction.

    A Day's Ride Charles James Lever
  • It was he found out Louis Philippe's intrigue about the Spanish marriages.

    Tony Butler Charles James Lever
  • Louis Philippe has run away, and by this hour we suspect he is in England.

    In Direst Peril David Christie Murray
  • On the 30th of October, 1836, he attempted to overthrow Louis Philippe.

    Napoleon the Little Victor Hugo
  • This volume will soon be followed by the History of Louis Philippe.

  • He made mistakes; he made the mistake of trusting Louis Philippe.

    Lafayette

    Martha Foote Crow
  • At this time the popularity of Louis Philippe was on the wane.

    The Bertrams

    Anthony Trollope
British Dictionary definitions for Louis Philippe

Louis Philippe

/French filip/
noun
1.
known as the Citizen King. 1773–1850, king of the French (1830–48). His régime became excessively identified with the bourgeoisie and he was forced to abdicate by the revolution of 1848
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