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Charles Philippe (forename)

AKA: Charles X of France

Title: King

Notes: Charles Phillippe, comte d'Artois, later Charles X of France (1757–1836), emigrated on 16–17 July 1789, spending a brief period at Spa in the Austrian Netherlands (Belgium) before deciding on 3 August to proceed to Turin, from where he directed the French émigré movement. Jones, Longman Companion to the French Revolution, p. 315; Bernard Michal (ed.), Les Grandes Enigmes du temps jadis.

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