MILITARY PERSONNEL

Archduke Karl Ferdinand of Austria

1818 - 1874

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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 his military career in Infantry Regiment 57 in Brno. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Archduke Karl Ferdinand of Austria has received more than 134,497 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Archduke Karl Ferdinand of Austria is the 409th most popular military personnel (up from 472nd in 2019), the 249th most popular biography from Austria (up from 294th in 2019) and the 12th most popular Military Personnel.

Archduke Karl Ferdinand of Austria was most famous for being assassinated on June 28, 1914, in Sarajevo, by Gavrilo Princip.

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Among MILITARY PERSONNELS

Among military personnels, Archduke Karl Ferdinand of Austria ranks 409 out of 1,468Before him are Dmitry Pavlov, Viktor Kulikov, Nathan Bedford Forrest, Lü Meng, Imru' al-Qais, and Johannes Frießner. After him are Alexander von Falkenhausen, Heinrich von Vietinghoff, Günther Lütjens, Xu Huang, Alfred von Waldersee, and Uqba ibn Nafi.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1818, Archduke Karl Ferdinand of Austria ranks 19Before him are Ernest II, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Adolf Anderssen, Emperor Norton, Charles III, Prince of Monaco, Leconte de Lisle, and Sophie of Württemberg. After him are August Wilhelm von Hofmann, Frederick Douglass, Angelo Secchi, Mary Todd Lincoln, Thomas Mayne Reid, and Amalia of Oldenburg. Among people deceased in 1874, Archduke Karl Ferdinand of Austria ranks 7Before him are Millard Fillmore, Anders Jonas Ångström, Jules Michelet, Adolphe Quetelet, François Guizot, and David Strauss. After him are Johann Philipp Reis, Maria Teresa, Princess of Beira, Johann Friedrich Franz Burgmüller, Cochise, August Heinrich Hoffmann von Fallersleben, and Marià Fortuny.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Archduke Karl Ferdinand of Austria ranks 249 out of 1,237Before him are Karl Lueger (1844), Maria Leopoldine of Austria (1632), Claudia Felicitas of Austria (1653), Ludwig von Bertalanffy (1901), Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria (1610), and Franz Xaver Gruber (1787). After him are Paul Ehrenfest (1880), Franz Grillparzer (1791), Maria Altmann (1916), William, Duke of Austria (1370), Hermine Braunsteiner (1919), and Koloman Moser (1868).

Among MILITARY PERSONNELS In Austria

Among military personnels born in Austria, Archduke Karl Ferdinand of Austria ranks 12Before him are Lothar Rendulic (1887), Alois Brunner (1912), Archduke Albrecht, Duke of Teschen (1817), Franz Conrad von Hötzendorf (1852), Karl Philipp, Prince of Schwarzenberg (1771), and Walter Nowotny (1920). After him are Karl Silberbauer (1911), Leopold Joseph von Daun (1705), Matthäus Hetzenauer (1924), Gustav Wagner (1911), Archduke Leopold Wilhelm of Austria (1614), and Franz Böhme (1885).