TIL that in 1848, after abdicating the French throne, Louis Philippe escaped to England under the pseudonym ‘Mr Smith’, where he would spend the rest of his life before dying in 1850 by whatilearned October 18, 2021, 11:51 am Read more: https://www.biography.com/royalty/louis-philippe What do you think? 12 Points Upvote Downvote abdicatingDyingEnglandescapedfrenchLifeLouisPhilippepseudonymrestsmithspendthroneTILToday I learned See more Previous article From the Escape From Tarkov submadghosts (Be warned, shitting) Next article it’s now illegal to count anything in Afghanistan…. 3 Comments Leave a Reply 2yrs? Log in to Reply True story. I am currently sat on the site where he and his family lived out their lives in the UK. This is purely by chance I saw this post. Haven’t even read the article but I do know this area at the time did not have much Catholic land nearby so the family had to convince a very small parish nearby to allow him to be buried there. Log in to Reply Ah yes, going with generic “Smith” surname lol Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.