King Philip I

King of France King Philip I Full Name: King Philip I
Nationality: French

Profession: King of France
Why Famous: King of the Franks from 1060 to his death. Called the Amorous, his reign (like that of most of the early Capetians) was extraordinarily long for the time. The monarchy began a modest recovery from the low it reached in the reign of his father and he added to the royal demesne the Vexin and Bourges.

Born: May 23, 1052
Star Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Champagne-et-Fontaine, France

Died: July 29, 1108 (aged 56)

Historical Events in the Life of King Philip I

  • 1059-05-23 Henri I crowns his son King Philip I (called the Amorous) of France

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