Carlos, Prince o Asturies

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Carlos
Prince o Asturies
Alonso Sánchez Coello - Infant Don Carlos of Spain - Google Art Project.jpg
Carlos bi Alonso Sánchez Coello, 1564.
Born8 July 1545
Valladolid, Spain
Dee'd24 Julie 1568(1568-07-24) (aged 23)
Madrid, Spain
BuirialEl Escorial
Full name
Carlos de Austria y Avis
HooseHabsburgs o Spain
FaitherPhilip II o Spain
MitherMaria Manuela o Portugal
ReleegionRoman Catholicism
Coat of Arms of the Prince of Asturias 1560-1578 (Azure Label Variant).svg


Infante Carlos o Spain, Prince o Asturies (8 Julie 1545 – 24 Julie 1568), wis the eldest son an heir-apparent o King Philip II o Spain. His mother was Maria Manuela o Portugal, daughter o John III o Portugal. Carlos wis deemed mentally unstable an wis imprisoned bi his faither in early 1568, dying after half a year o solitary confinement. His fate was a theme in Spain's Black Legend, and inspired a play by Friedrich Schiller and an opera bi Giuseppe Verdi.



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