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Infante Gonzalo Of Spain
Infante
Infante
Gonzalo of Spain (Gonzalo Manuel Maria Bernardo Narciso Alfonso Mauricio de Borbón y Battenberg) (24 October 1914 – 13 August 1934) was the fourth surviving son and youngest child of King Alfonso XIII of Spain
Alfonso XIII of Spain
and his wife Princess Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg. Gonzalo was born in Madrid. He was baptized with the names Gonzalo Manuel María Bernardo Narciso Alfonso Mauricio. He received his final name in honor of his uncle, Prince Maurice of Battenberg, who was killed in World War I
World War I
shortly before Gonzalo's baptism. The infante was educated privately. Because he inherited hemophilia from his mother's family (a fact not widely known in Spain during his life), he suffered some ill health, although he was an active sportsman. He held the rank of a private in the Engineering Corps of the Spanish Army
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Royal Palace Of Madrid
The Royal Palace of Madrid
Madrid
(Spanish: Palacio Real de Madrid) is the official residence of the Spanish Royal Family
Spanish Royal Family
at the city of Madrid, but it is only used for state ceremonies. King Felipe VI
King Felipe VI
and the Royal Family do not reside in the palace, choosing instead the more modest Palace of Zarzuela on the outskirts of Madrid. The palace is owned by the Spanish State and administered by the Patrimonio Nacional, a public agency of the Ministry of the Presidency.[1]:7 The palace is located on Calle de Bailén ("Bailén Street") in the western part of downtown Madrid, east of the Manzanares River, and is accessible from the Ópera metro station. Several rooms in the palace are regularly open to the public except during state functions. An admission fee of €11 is required
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Prince Alexander Of Hesse And By Rhine
Prince Alexander Ludwig Georg Friedrich Emil of Hesse, GCB (15 July 1823 – 15 December 1888) was the third son and fourth child of Louis II, Grand Duke of Hesse
Hesse
and Wilhelmina of Baden. He was a brother of Tsarina Maria Alexandrovna, wife of Tsar Alexander II. He is also the founder of the Battenberg / Mountbatten family, which is the progeny of his Morganatic marriage
Morganatic marriage
to Countess Julia von Hauke, a former lady-in-waiting to his sister.Contents1 Family and background 2 Alexander's marriage 3 Career 4 Children 5 Descendants 6 Ancestry 7 External linksFamily and background[edit] Though Alexander is best known for the scandal caused by his marriage, his parentage also was the subject of scandal. It was openly rumoured that he and his sister Marie were not the children of the Grand Duke, but that their father was actually August von Senarclens de Grancy, their mother's chamberlain
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Isabella II Of Spain
Isabella II (Spanish: Isabel; 10 October 1830 – 9 April 1904) was Queen of Spain
Spain
from 1833 until 1868. She came to the throne as an infant, but her succession was disputed by the Carlists, whose refusal to recognize a female sovereign led to the Carlist
Carlist
Wars. After a troubled reign, she was deposed in the Glorious Revolution of 1868, and formally abdicated in 1870. Her son Alfonso XII
Alfonso XII
became king in 1874.Contents1 Birth and regency 2 Marriage 3 Reign as an adult 4 Exile and abdication 5 Titles, styles and honours5.1 Titles 5.2 Styles 5.3 Honours5.3.1 National honours 5.3.2 Foreign honours6 Honorific eponyms 7 Ancestry 8 Film portrayal 9 See also 10 References 11 Further reading 12 External linksBirth and regency[edit]Isabella II as a child
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Maria Christina Of The Two Sicilies
Princess Maria Christina of the Two Sicilies
Maria Christina of the Two Sicilies
(Italian: Maria Cristina Ferdinanda di Borbone, Principessa delle Due Sicilie, Spanish: María Cristina de Borbón, Princesa de las Dos Sicilias; 27 April 1806 – 22 August 1878) was Queen consort of Spain (1829 to 1833) and Regent of Spain (1833 to 1840).Contents1 Life1.1 Queen of Spain 1.2 Regency 1.3 Downfall 1.4 Exile 1.5 Death and burial2 Ancestry 3 References 4 External linksLife[edit] Born in Palermo, Sicily on 27 April 1806, she was the daughter of King Francis I of the Two Sicilies
Francis I of the Two Sicilies
by his second wife, Maria Isabella of Spain. Queen of Spain[edit]This section does not cite any sources. Please help improve this section by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed
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Archduke Charles, Duke Of Teschen
Archduke
Archduke
Charles of Austria, Duke of Teschen
Duke of Teschen
(German: Erzherzog Carl Ludwig Johann Joseph Laurentius von Österreich, Herzog von Teschen; 5 September 1771 – 30 April 1847) was an Austrian field-marshal, the third son of Emperor Leopold II
Emperor Leopold II
and his wife, Maria Luisa of Spain. He was also the younger brother of Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor. Despite being epileptic, Charles achieved respect both as a commander and as a reformer of the Austrian army. He was considered one of Napoleon's most formidable opponents.[1] He began his career fighting the revolutionary armies of France. Early in the wars of the First Coalition, he saw victory at Neerwinden in 1793, before being defeated at Wattignies 1793 and Fleurus 1794
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Archduke Karl Ferdinand Of Austria
Archduke Karl Ferdinand of Austria (Vienna, 29 July 1818 – Gross Seelowitz (Židlochovice Castle), 20 November 1874) was the second son of Archduke Charles, Duke of Teschen (1771–1847) and Princess Henrietta of Nassau-Weilburg, and the maternal grandfather of King Alfonso XIII of Spain. A son of the "hero of Aspern" he started a military career in Infantry Regiment 57 in Brno. Later he received command of a brigade in Italy and fought against the insurgents in Prague in 1848. In 1859 he was a general in Moravia and Silesia and returned to Brno in 1860
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Princess Henrietta Of Nassau-Weilburg
Henrietta Alexandrine Friederike Wilhelmine of Nassau-Weilburg, then of Nassau (areas now part of Germany) (30 October 1797 Palace Ermitage, Bayreuth
Bayreuth
– 29 December 1829, Vienna) was the wife of Archduke Charles, Duke of Teschen. Her husband was a notable general of the Napoleonic Wars
Napoleonic Wars
and victor of the Battle of Aspern-Essling against Napoleon I of France.Contents1 Family 2 Marriage 3 Issue 4 Ancestry 5 External linksFamily[edit] Henrietta was the youngest daughter of Frederick William of Nassau- Weilburg
Weilburg
(1768–1816) and his wife Burgravine Louise Isabelle of Kirchberg. Her paternal grandparents were Karl Christian of Nassau- Weilburg
Weilburg
and Princess Wilhelmine Carolina of Orange-Nassau. Wilhelmine Carolina was a daughter of William IV, Prince of Orange
William IV, Prince of Orange
and Anne, Princess Royal
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Maria Christina Of Austria
Maria Christina Henriette Desideria Felicitas Raineria of Austria,[1] also known as Maria Christina Henrietta Désirée Félicité Rénière[2] (21 July 1858 – 6 February 1929) was Queen of Spain as the second wife of King Alfonso XII
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Archduke Joseph, Palatine Of Hungary
Joseph Anton Johann, Archduke of Austria (German: Erzherzog Joseph Anton Johann Baptist von Österreich-Toscana, a.k.a. Joseph Anton Johann von Österreich, Hungarian: Habsburg-Toscanai József Antal János főherceg, a.k.a. József nádor, Czech: Josef Habsbursko-Lotrinský, 9 March 1776, Florence
Florence
– 13 January 1847, Buda), was the Palatine of Hungary
Palatine of Hungary
from 1796 to 1847. He was the seventh son of Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor
Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor
and Maria Luisa of Spain.Contents1 Family 2 First marriage 3 Second marriage 4 Third marriage 5 AncestryFamily[edit]This section does not cite any sources. Please help improve this section by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed
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Archduchess Elisabeth Franziska Of Austria
Archduchess Elisabeth Franziska Maria of Austria (17 January 1831 – 14 February 1903) was born in Ofen (Buda), Hungary, the daughter of Palatine Joseph of Hungary
Palatine Joseph of Hungary
(1776–1847) and his third wife Maria Dorothea of Württemberg (1797–1855).Contents1 First marriage 2 Second marriage 3 Ancestry 4 External linksFirst marriage[edit] Her first marriage, on 4 October 1847 in Vienna, was to her second cousin
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Duchess Maria Dorothea Of Württemberg
Duchess Maria Dorothea of Württemberg
Duchess Maria Dorothea of Württemberg
(Maria Dorothea Luise Wilhelmine Caroline; 1 November 1797 in Carlsruhe (now Pokój), Silesia
Silesia
– 30 March 1855 in Budapest, Hungary) was the daughter of Duke Louis of Württemberg (1756–1817) and Princess Henriette of Nassau-Weilburg (1780–1857).[1]Contents1 Family 2 Marriage and children 3 Ancestry 4 Notes 5 ReferencesFamily[edit]Maria Dorothea in 1818.Maria Dorothea was the eldest of five children born to Louis of Württemberg and his second wife Princess Henriette of Nassau-Weilburg. She was born in Carlsruhe (now Pokój), Silesia, now Poland. Her brother Alexander was the grandfather of Mary of Teck, the future queen consort of George V of the United Kingdom. Marriage and children[edit]This section does not cite any sources. Please help improve this section by adding citations to reliable sources
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Louis II, Grand Duke Of Hesse
Louis may refer to:Louis (given name), origin and several individuals with this name Louis (surname) Louis (coin) HMS Louis, two ships of the Royal NavySee also[edit] Derived or associated termsLewis (other) Louie (other) Luis (other) Louise (other) Louisville (other) Louis XIV (band) Louis Cruise Lines Louis dressing, for salad Louis Quinze, design styleAssociated namesChlodwig, the origin of the name Ludwig, which is translated to English as "Louis" Ladislav and László - names sometimes erroneously associated with "Louis" Ludovic, Ludwig, Ludwick, Ludwik, names sometimes translated to English as "Louis"All pages with a title containing LouisThis disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title Louis. If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the
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Wilhelmine Of Baden
Princess Wilhelmine of Baden (21 September 1788 – 27 January 1836), was by birth Princess of Baden and by marriage Grand Duchess consort of Hesse and the Rhine. She was the youngest daughter of Charles Louis, Hereditary Prince of Baden and Amalia of Hesse-Darmstadt.Contents1 Life 2 Issue 3 Titles and styles 4 Ancestry 5 SourcesLife[edit] In Karlsruhe on 19 June 1804, Wilhelmine married the then Hereditary Prince Louis of Hesse-Darmstadt. The union proved to be unhappy due to Louis' affairs, and they separated after the birth of their three older children. In 1820 she acquired the Heiligenberg Castle, where she met her chamberlain Baron August von Senarclens de Grancy, with whom she maintained a longtime affair; her last four children, including Alexander and Marie, were believed to have been fathered by Senarclens de Grancy, although they were recognized by Grand Duke Louis II as his own
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Alfonso XII Of Spain
Alfonso XII ( Alfonso Francisco de Asís Fernando Pío Juan María de la Concepción Gregorio Pelayo; 28 November 1857 – 25 November 1885) was King of Spain, reigning from 1874 to 1885, after a revolution deposed his mother Isabella II from the throne in 1868, Alfonso studied in Austria
Austria
and France. His mother abdicated in his favour in 1870, and he returned to Spain as king in 1874 following a military coup against the First Republic
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Prince Henry Of Battenberg
Prince Henry of Battenberg KG PC (Henry Maurice; 5 October 1858 – 20 January 1896) was a morganatic descendant of the Grand Ducal House of Hesse, later becoming a member of the British Royal Family, through his marriage to Princess Beatrice.Contents1 Early life 2 Marriage 3 Later life & death 4 Titles, styles, honours and arms4.1 Titles and styles 4.2 Honours5 Issue 6 Ancestry 7 ReferencesEarly life[edit] Henry was born on 5 October 1858 in Milan, Lombardy–Venetia. His father was Prince Alexander of Hesse and by Rhine, the third son and fourth child of Grand Duke Ludwig II of Hesse and Wilhelmina of Baden. His mother was Countess Julia Hauke. His parents' marriage was morganatic, as Julia was not considered a proper wife for a prince of a reigning dynasty, being only a countess. As such, at the time of his birth, Henry could not bear his father's title or name, and was styled His Illustrious Highness Count Henry (Heinrich) Maurice of Battenberg
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