Prince Karl Anton of Hohenzollern

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Prince Karl Anton
Prince Karl Anton of Hohenzollern
Born(1868-09-01)1 September 1868
Sigmaringen, Province of Hohenzollern, Prussia
Died21 February 1919(1919-02-21) (aged 50)
Namedy
Spouse Princess Joséphine Caroline of Belgium
IssuePrincess Stephanie
Princess Marie Antoinette
Prince Albrecht
Princess Henriette
Full name
German: Karl Anton Friedrich Wilhelm Ludwig
House Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen
Father Leopold, Prince of Hohenzollern
Mother Infanta Antónia of Portugal

Prince Karl Anton of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen [1] [2] (German : Karl Anton Friedrich Wilhelm Ludwig Prinz von Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen [1] [2] ) (1 September 1868 [1] [2] 21 February 1919 [1] [2] ) was a member of the Princely House of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen. [1] [2] Karl Anton was the third and youngest son [1] [2] of Leopold, Prince of Hohenzollern and his wife Infanta Antónia of Portugal. [1] [2] Karl Anton's elder brothers were William, Prince of Hohenzollern and Ferdinand I of Romania. [1] [2]

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Marriage and issue

On 28 May 1894 in Brussels, Karl Anton married his cousin Princess Joséphine Caroline of Belgium (Brussels 18 October 1872-Namur 6 January 1958), daughter of Prince Philippe, Count of Flanders and his wife Princess Marie of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen. [1] [2] In 1909 the couple purchased Namedy Castle  [ fr ] near Andernach. Karl Anton served as a Prussian Lieutenant general during World War I and died after his return to Namedy in 1919, at age 51.

Karl Anton and Joséphine Caroline had four children: [1] [2]

Titles, styles, and honours

Titles and styles

Honours

German decorations [3]
Foreign decorations [5]

Ancestry

References

  1. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Darryl Lundy (19 March 2005). "Karl Anton Prinz von Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen". ThePeerage.com. Retrieved 2008-12-28.
  2. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Paul Theroff. "HOHENZOLLERN". Paul Theroff's Royal Genealogy Site. Retrieved 2008-12-28.
  3. Handbuch über den Königlich Preußischen Hof und Staat (1918), Genealogy p.6
  4. 1 2 Justus Perthes, Almanach de Gotha 1919 (1919) p. 73
  5. Hof- und Staats-Handbuch des Königreich Preußen (1908), Genealogy p.6