Louis XVI (Bourbon) de France

Louis-Auguste (Bourbon) de France (1754 - 1793)

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Louis-Auguste (Louis XVI) "Roi de France et de Navarre" de France formerly Bourbon
Born in Versailles, Île-de-France, Francemap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 19 Apr 1770 in Chapelle Royale, Versailles, Île-de-France, Francemap
Died in Place de la Révolution, Paris, Seine, Francemap
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Preceded by
Louis XV
Roi de France et de Navarre
10 May 1774 - 4 September 1791
Succeeded by
Himself (as King of the French)
Preceded by
Himself (as King of France and Navarra)
Roi des Français
4 September 1791 - 10 August 1792
Succeeded by
Convention Nationale

Louis XVI, Roi de France

Louis-Auguste de France of France and Navarre married with Marie Antoinette

1754 aug 23 born Versailles, France[citation needed]

1793 jan 21 passed away Place de la Révolution, Paris, France[citation needed]. Burial Saint Denis Basilique, Saint-Denis, Departement de Seine-Saint-Denis Île-de-France, France[1]


  1. Louis XVI on Find A Grave: Memorial #2231 Retrieved 27 sep 2016.

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On my sons 23 and Me its says:

You share a paternal-line ancestor with King Louis XVI.

R-M405 common ancestor 10,000 years ago

The rule of France by men of the House of Bourbon began with King Henri IV in 1589 C.E. and continued until the beheading of his direct paternal descendant King Louis XVI in 1793. Several years ago, researchers analyzed a mummified head and a blood-soaked cloth that they believed might belong to the two kings, and concluded that the royal paternal line belonged to haplogroup G. In a more recent study, however, a different set of researchers tested three living men who are direct descendants of the Bourbon kings. Their efforts revealed that the male lineage of the House of Bourbon is actually a branch of haplogroup R-M405, from which your paternal line also stems

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posted by Matt Pryber

Louis XVI is 22 degrees from Donald Howard, 12 degrees from Julia Howe and 9 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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