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Maria Amalia, former Queen of France, widow of Louis Philippe I, dies in exile in England.

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03/04/1866

Maria Amalia, widow of the former King Louis Philippe I of France, died at Claremont House in the county of Surrey in southern England where she had lived in exile for many years.  Her husband had lost his throne in the turmoil of 1848 and had died two years later.  A daughter of Ferdinand I of Naples, she and Louis Philippe, then Duc d'Orleans, has produced ten children together.  She was eighty-three years old.  (By John Osborne) 

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"Bourbon, Marie Amelie de," The American Cyclopedia and Register of Important Events of the Year 1866 (New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1873), 64-65.

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