Louis-Antoine, Duc d'Angoulême
Louis-Antoine, the Duc d'Angoulême was the nephew of Louis XVI, being the oldest son of the Comte d'Artois. The Comtesse d'Artois, mother of Louis-Antoine, gave him over to the servants to raise and he had many health problems. He was painfully shy, awkward, unattractive, unsocialized, and impotent - all the qualities usually and unfairly attributed to his uncle Louis XVI. He was betrothed as a child to his first cousin Madame Royale, Marie-Thérèse-Charlotte de France... more...
Thanks and a tip of the beret to Elena-Maria Vidal,