don carlos, prince of bourbon-two sicilies, infante of spain (full italian name: carlo maria francesco d'assisi pasquale ferdinando antonio di padova francesco de paola alfonso andrea avelino tancredi, principe di borbone delle due sicilie, infante di spagna;  10 november 1870 – 11 november 1949) was the son of prince alfonso of …
Prince Carlo of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Duke of Castro (born 24 February 1963) is one of the two claimants to the headship of the former House of Bourbon-Two Sicilies . Contents 1 Early life 2 Marriage and issue 3 Claimed headship of the House of Bourbon-Two Sicilies 4 Honours 4.1 Dynastic 4.2 National 4.3 Foreign 4.4 Awards 5 Ancestry 6 References
- Marriages and Children
- Military Service
- Two Sicilies Succession
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On 14 February 1901 in Madrid, Carlos married Mercedes, Princess of Asturias, elder daughter of the late King Alfonso XII of Spain and of his wife Archduchess Maria Christina of Austria. Mercedes was the elder sister and heiress presumptive to King Alfonso XIII of Spain, an unmarried teenager. A week before the wedding, on 7 February, Carlos was gi...
Carlos served in the Spanish Army in the Spanish–American War and received the Military Order of Maria Cristina. Eventually he rose to the rank of Inspector General. He was the 1,099th Knight of the Order of the Golden Fleece in Spain on 7 February 1901 and the 280th Grand Cross of the Order of the Tower and Sword.
In 1894, Carlos's father Alfonso became the Head of the House of Bourbon-Two Sicilies. On marrying his first wife, Carlos renounced his rights of succession to the Crown of Two Sicilies on 14 December 1900. In 1960, Carlos's older brother Ferdinand died without male issue, and Carlos' son Alfonso reclaimed his rights. However, Carlos's younger brot...1,099th Knight of the Order of the Golden Fleece(Kingdom of Spain, 07/02/1901).Knight Grand Collar of the Royal and Distinguished Order of Charles III(Kingdom of Spain, 07/02/1901).Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Order of Isabella the Catholic(Kingdom of Spain, 07/02/1901).Grand Commander of the Order of Alcántara(Kingdom of Spain, 21/03/1901).
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His Royal Highness Prince Charles of Bourbon Two Sicilies, Duke of Castro, was born in Saint Raphaël in France, on 24 February 1963 son of H.R.H. Prince Ferdinand of Bourbon Two Sicilies, Duke of Castro, and HRH Princess Chantal of Bourbon Two Sicilies, Duchess of Castro (Née de Chevron Villette).
Nov 10, 2020 · Their daughter, Princess María de las Mercedes of Bourbon-Two Sicilies married Infante Juan, Count of Barcelona and was the mother of King Juan Carlos I of Spain. Prince Carlo Maria Francesco d'Assisi Pasquale Ferdinando Antonio di Padova Francesco de Paola Alfonso Andrea Avelino Tancredi, Principe di Borbone delle Due Sicilie, Infante di ...
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Italian-born son of Prince Alfonso of the Two Sicilies, Count of Caserta and his wife Princess Maria Antonietta of Bourbon-Two Sicilies. By marriage he became an Infante of Spain. On 14 February 1901 in Madrid, Carlos married Mercedes, Princess of Asturias, elder daughter of the late King Alfonso XII of Spain and of his wife Archduchess Maria ...