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Male King Louis (The Lion) Capet of France VIII (Louis of France) Click to view King Louis (The Lion) Capet of France VIII in the family tree

Louis, known as The Lion, was born on September 5th, 1187 in Paris, France.1   The Lion's father was King Philip Augustus Capet of France II and his mother was Isabella of Hainault.  His paternal grandparents were King Louis (The Younger) Capet of France VII and Adele of Blois de Champagne; his maternal grandparents were Count Baldwin (The Brave) of Hainault V and Marguerite of Upper Lorraine. He had a half-brother and a half-sister, named Philippe and Marie.  He died at the age of 39 on November 8th, 1226 in Auvergne, France.1 

Family Details of The Lion's family with Princess Blanche Alphonsa of Castile


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