Today in History - May 19th. 1896 - Archduke Karl Ludwig of Austria

Archduke Karl Ludwig Joseph Maria of Austria was born on July 30th. 1833
@ Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna.

Archduke Karl Ludwig of Austria - Source picture: Wikipedia

His parents had been Archduke Franz Karl of Austria and
Princess Sophie of Bavaria.

His siblings were inter alia Emperor Franz Joseph of Austria and
Maximilian, Emperor of Mexico.

According to many stories Karl Ludwig would marry his niece Sisi
but she married Emperor Franz Joseph.

Karl Ludwig married 3 times.

1/  On November 4th. 1856 in Dresden with his first cousin
     Margaretha of Saxony. She died in 1858 and they had no children.

2/  On October 21st 1862 in Venice with Princess Maria Annunciata of
     Bourbon-Two Sicilies. They would have 4 children inter alia
     Franz Ferdinand of Austria (who was killed in Sarajevo in 1914).
     Princess Maria Annunciata died in 1871.

3/  On July 23rd. 1873 in  Kleinhaubach with Infanta
     Maria Theresa of Portugal. They would have 2 children.

Archduke Karl Ludwig died of typhoid on May 19th. 1896 in Vienna.
He had returned from a journey to Palestine and Egypt.

Some pictures of the Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna taken in 2011.
Be sure your articulation is well in German it is pronounced like 
Scheunbroen. 



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