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Xavier, Duke of Aquitaine

Duke of Aquitaine

Full name
Xavier Marie Joseph de France
House House of Bourbon
Father Louis de France
Mother Princess Maria Josepha of Saxony
Born (1753-09-08)8 September 1753
Palace of Versailles, France
Died 22 February 1754(1754-02-22) (aged 0)
Palace of Versailles, France

Xavier of France (Xavier Marie Joseph; 8 September 1753 – 22 February 1754) was a French Fils de France of the House of Bourbon.


Xavier Marie Joseph de France was the third surviving child and the second son of Dauphin Louis de France and Princess Maria Josepha of Saxony. He was a brother to the future kings Louis XVI, Louis XVIII and Charles X.

He was put in the care of Marie Isabelle de Rohan, duchesse de Tallard.

He was given the title of Duke of Aquitaine by his grandfather, Louis XV of France.

He died at the age of six months at Versailles after a fit of convulsions. He was buried at the Basilica of St Denis.


Titles, styles, honours and arms

Titles and styles

  • 8 September 1753 –22 February 1754 His Royal Highness the Duke of Aquitaine

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