Airchduke Karl, Duke o Teschen

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Airchduke Karl
Duke o Teschen
Charles, Archduke of Austria - Lawrence 1819.jpg
1819 portrait o Airchduke Karl bi Thomas Lawrence.
Born5 September 1771
Florence, Tuscany
Dee'd30 Apryle 1847(1847-04-30) (aged 75)
Vienna, Austrick Empire
BuirialImperial Crypt, Vienna
SpouseHenrietta o Nassau-Weilburg
Issue
Full name
Karl Ludwig Johann Josef Lorenz
HooseHabsburg-Lorraine
FaitherLeopold II, Haly Roman Emperor
MitherMaria Luisa o Spain
ReleegionRoman Catholicism
Archducal Coronet.svg
Herb Księstwa Cieszyńskiego i Piastów Cieszyńskich.png

Airchduke Karl o Austrick, Duke o Teschen (Karl Ludwig Johann Joseph Lorenz; 5 September 1771 – 30 April 1847) wis an Austrick field-marshal, the third son o Leopold II, Haly Roman Emperor an his wife, Maria Luisa o Spain. He wis aa the younger brither o Francis II, Haly Roman Emperor. Despite being epileptic, Karl achieved respect both aa a commander an aa a reformer o the Austricks army. He wis considered ane o Napoleon's more formidable opponents. Austrians nevertheless remember Karl aa a hero o the French Revolutionary an Napoleonic wars.


Mairiage[eedit | eedit soorce]

On 15 September 17 September 1815 in Weilburg, Karl mairit Princess Henrietta o Nassau-Weilburg (1797–1829). She wis a daughter o Frederick William o Nassau-Weilburg (1768–1816) an Burgravine Louise Isabelle o Kirchberg.

Childer[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Airchduchess Maria Theresa o Austrick (31 Julie 1816 – 8 August 1867) mairit Ferdinand II o the Twa Sicilies an haed childer.
  2. Airchduke Albrecht o Austrick, Duke o Teschen (3 August 1817 – 18 Februar 1895) mairit Princess Hildegard o Bavarie an haed childer.
  3. Airchduke Karl Ferdinand o Austrick (29 Julie 1818 - 20 November 1874) mairit Airchduchess Elisabeth Franziska o Austrick an haed childer.
  4. Airchduke Frederick Ferdinand o Austrick (14 Mey 1821 - 5 October 1847) niver mairit.
  5. Airchduke Rudolph o Austrick (25 September 1822 - 11 October 1822) died in childhood.
  6. Airchduchess Maria Karoline o Austrick (10 September 1825 - 17 Julie 1915) Mairit Airchduke Rainer o Austrick an haed childer.
  7. Airchduke Wilhelm o Austrick (21 Aprile 1827 - 29 Julie 1894) niver mairit.

External links[eedit | eedit soorce]

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