Archduke Charles, Duke of Teschen

Archduke of Austria (1771-1847)

Archduke Charles of Austria (1771-1847) was one of the Austrian Empire's dukes. He fought in the Napoleonic Wars.[1]

Archduke Charles
Duke of Teschen
Portrait by Anton Einsle
BornCharles Louis John Joseph Laurentius
5 September 1771
Florence, Grand Duchy of Tuscany
Died30 April 1847(1847-04-30) (aged 75)
Vienna, Austrian Empire
SpouseHenrietta of Nassau-Weilburg
Full name
Karl Ludwig Johann Josef Lorenz
FatherLeopold II, Holy Roman Emperor
MotherMaria Luisa of Spain
SignatureArchduke Charles, Duke of Teschen's signature
Military service
Allegiance Holy Roman Empire
 Austrian Empire
Branch/serviceImperial Army
Imperial and Royal Army
Years of service1792–1809
RankLieutenant Field Marshal
CommandsImperial and Royal Army

The Austrian Empire ruled places the places that we call Hungary, Croatia, Austria, Czechia, Slovakia, Bosnia, Leichtenstein, Slovenia, Serbia, Montenegro, and Albania today.

References change

  1. "Archduke Charles". Britannica. Retrieved January 7, 2022.