Louis PhilippeLouis Phi·lippe
1773-1850; king of France (1830-48): abdicated in the Revolution of 1848: son of the Duc d'Orléans: called the Citizen King
Known as “the Citizen King.” 1773–1850.
King of the French (1830–1848) who was proclaimed sovereign during the July Revolution that deposed Charles X (1830). He abdicated and fled to England during the Revolution of 1848.