Philip I

King of France Philip I

Profession: King of France


Biography: 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
Birthplace: Champagne-et-Fontaine, France
Star Sign: Gemini

Died: July 29, 1108 (aged 56)

Historical Events

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

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