Prince Thibaut, Count of La Marche
|Count of La Marche|
20 January 1948|
23 March 1983 35) (aged|
Bamingui, Central African Republic
|Burial||Chapelle royale de Dreux|
|Spouse||Marion Mercedes Gordon-Orr (1972-1983; his death)|
Prince Robert, Count of La Marche|
Prince Louis Philippe
|Father||Prince Henri, Count of Paris|
|Mother||Princess Isabelle of Orléans-Braganza|
Prince Thibaut d'Orléans, Fils de France, comte de La Marche (Thibaut Louis Denis Humbert Marie; 20 January 1948, Sintra, Portugal – 23 March 1983, Bamingui, 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.
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, Prince de France (born 6 September 1976, Edinburgh).
- Prince Louis Philippe of Orléans, Prince de France (18 April 1979, Edinburgh – 2 January 1980, Thoiry)
|Ancestors of Prince Thibaut, Count of La Marche|
- Profile, chivalricorders.org; accessed 16 April 2014.