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Louis VII the Young
King of the Franks
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Louis VII the Young of France
Reign As co-King: 25 October 11311 August 1137
As senior King: 1 August 113718 September 1180
Coronation 25 October 1131, Cathedral of Reims
Titles Jure uxoris Duke of Aquitaine (113752)
Born 1120
Died September 18, 1180(1180-09-18)
Place of death Saint-Pont, Allier
Buried Saint Denis Basilica
Predecessor Louis VI
Successor Philip II Augustus
Consort Eleanor of Aquitaine (11221204)
Constance of Castile (11411160)
Adèle of Champagne (11401206)
Children Marie, Countess of Champagne (114598)
Alix, Countess of Blois (115197/98)
Marguerite, Queen of Hungary (115897)
Alys, Countess of the Vexin (11601220)
Philip Augustus (1165-1223)
Agnes, Byzantine Empress (11711240)
Royal House House of Capet
Father Louis VI of France (10811137)
Mother Adélaide of Maurienne (10921154)

Louis VII, called the Younger or the Young (French: Louis le Jeune; 112018 September 1180), was King of France from 1137 until his death. He was the son and successor of Louis VI.

Marriages and Children

Louis married three times. By Eleanor of Aquitaine, he had:

  • Marie, married Henry I of Champagne
  • Alix, married Theobald V of Blois

By Constance of Castile:

By Adele of Champagne:

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