Charles (Karl Ludwig Friedrich; 8 July 1786[1] – 8 December 1818[1]) became ruler of the Grand Duchy of Baden as its grand duke on 11 June 1811 and reigned until his death in 1818. At Kneuterdijk Palace in The Hague, on 8 October 1842, Karl Alexander married with his first cousin, Princess Sophie of the Netherlands, daughter of William II and Grand Duchess Anna Pavlovna of Russia, sister of his mother. As Grand Duke he was automatically rector, president of Jena University where he supported especially the collections among them prominently the Oriental Coin Cabinet. Charles II (10 October 1741 – 6 November 1816) was ruler of the state of Mecklenburg-Strelitz from 1794 until his death. Their children: As Grand Duke Charles did not have any surviving male children, upon his death in Rastatt, he was succeeded by his uncle Louis I. Charles Alexander (Karl Alexander August Johann; 24 June 1818 – 5 January 1901) was the ruler of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach as its grand duke from 1853 until his death. His mother was Amalie of Hesse-Darmstadt, the daughter of Louis IX, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt. The Hereditary Grand Duke family visited Luxembourg Red Cross Bazaar. Charles II of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (German: Karl II. Duke, Charles 4:026 Duke, Duke & Gentry Attorneys 3:127 Gentry, C.E. The disputes were resolved by the Treaty of Frankfurt, 1819, under which Baden ceded a portion of Wertheim, already enclaved within Bavaria, to that Kingdom, whereupon the succession as settled in 1817 was recognized by Bavaria and Austria. Maria Anna Sophia Elisabeth Bernhardine Ida Auguste Helene (b. Weimar, 29 March 1851 – d. Weimar, 26 April 1859), known as, This page was last edited on 17 December 2020, at 03:21. Charles II, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. Throughout his life, Ernest Louis was a patron of the arts, founding the Darmstadt Artists' Colony, and was himself an author of poems, plays, essays, and piano compositions. 3:127 ... father of Tom Duke’s friend, “Teague” 1:105 Grand Master of Virginia Masons 1:110 local doctor 1:105 Leitch, James “Teague” 1:015 at Mr. Carroll’s school 1:206 boyhood friend of Tom Duke 1:049, 1:051, 1:072 The Court has also released some photos of a … Charles-Auguste (grand-duc de Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach) Charles-Auguste, 1757-1828, grand-duc de Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach. But this proclamation of Baden's succession evoked international challenges. His sister Caroline was the queen consort of Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria, his sister Louise was the empress consort of Alexander I of Russia and his sister Frederica was the queen consort of Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden. The orator gave a forceful address. Marriage and children []. On 4 October 1817, as neither he nor the other sons from his grandfather's first marriage had surviving male descendants, Charles confirmed the succession rights of his half-uncles from the Hochberg morganatic line, granting each the title, Prince and Margrave of Baden, and the style of Highness. Originally ruling as duke, he was raised to the rank of grand duke in 1815. On 4 October 1817, as neither Grand Duke Charles nor the other sons from his grandfather's first marriage had surviving male descendants, Charles proceeded to confirm the succession rights of his hither-to morganatic half-uncles, elevating each to the title … Here John B. In the Franco-Prussian War (1870–1871), Karl Alexander participated only in "Samaritan"; stressed, however, for his war entrance in favor of Schleswig in 1849. 4 photos show Prince Charles with his mother and father Hereditary Grand Duchess Stéphanie and Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume. Richard Thomas Walker Duke (27 August 1853–8 March 1926), civic leader and writer, was born in Charlottesville and was the son of Elizabeth Scott Eskridge Duke and Richard Thomas Walker Duke (1822–1898), an attorney and later a member of the House of Representatives. [1], Due to the strong influence of France on the court of Baden, Charles was forced to marry Emperor Napoléon I's adopted daughter, Stéphanie de Beauharnais, in Paris on 8 April 1806, this despite his own protests and those of his mother and sisters. He was born in Karlsruhe. Prior to succeeding to the throne he served as Governor of Hanover from 1776 to 1786. He was the brother-in-law of the rulers of Bavaria, Russia, and Sweden. His father was Charles Louis, Hereditary Prince of Baden, the heir to the Margraviate of Baden, which was raised to a grand duchy after the dissolution of the Holy Roman Empire in 1806. On November 21, Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume, Hereditary Grand Duchess Stephanie and Prince Charles visited Luxembourg Red Cross Bazaar. Due to precautions surrounding the coronavirus, Prince Charles met his grandparents Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa through a … Red Cross Bazaar is an event that is held every November to raise money for charity purposes. When he was the Hereditary Grand Duke, Karl Alexander established a strong friendship with Fanny Lewald and Hans Christian Andersen, but this close relationship stopped in 1849 for the war against Denmark over the duchies of Schleswig-Holstein (the First German-Danish War). Karl Alexander renovated Wartburg Castle, and left his traces in many places in Eisenach. He was the protector of Richard Wagner and Franz Liszt, retained the tradition of Weimar's classical period, and gave the old part of Weimar a new and better appearance with the establishment of the Herder monument, and the double monument for Goethe and Schiller. Following the address, the brothers marched back to Beal's Hall. 10 October 1741. The Grand Duke of Luxembourg shared a look inside his home office. His mother engaged as tutor for Karl the Swiss scholar Frédéric Soret who became a close acquaintance to Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. In 1860, he founded the Weimar Saxon-Grand Ducal Art School (with Arnold Böcklin, Franz von Lenbach and the plastic artist Reinhold Begas). Charles was born May 10 and is second-in-line to the throne, meaning one day he'll rule Luxembourg. Grand duke definition, the sovereign of a territory called a grand duchy, ranking next below a king. Grand Duke Guillaume and Grand Duchess Stephanie of Luxembourg have sent their good wishes to royal fans ahead of Christmas with adorable pictures of their Charles Alexander (Karl Alexander August Johann; 24 June 1818 – 5 January 1901) was the ruler of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach as its grand duke from 1853 until his death. Act One In the home of her stepmother and stepsisters, Cinderella is doing chores when her little mouse friends arrive to help her make a dress so she can attend the ball. He was born in Karlsruhe. It must have been very sweet for Grand Duke Henri to meet Charles … Charles apparently preferred the hand of his cousin Princess Augusta of Bavaria. It has been speculated that the foundling Kaspar Hauser was his son, and therefore the actual hereditary prince. The Danish author and poet Hans Christian Andersen was reportedly infatuated with Karl Alexander, writing "I quite love the young duke, he is the first of all princes that I really find attractive".[1]. ⁣The event … von Mecklenburg-Strelitz) (October 10, 1741 - November 6, 1816) was first duke, then grand duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz.. He died at Weimar in 1901. Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. From the Emperor’s Desk: Today begins a three part series on the life of Princess Sophie of Sweden. The Grand Ducal Court has published new photos of Prince Charles leaving the maternity ward earlier this Wednesday. If possible, verify the text with references provided in the foreign-language article. 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They had four children: For other people named Karl Alexander, see, The generations are numbered from the ascension of, Charles Alexander, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, "Charles Alexander, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach", Learn how and when to remove this template message, Charles Augustus, Hereditary Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, Elisabeth, Duchess Johann Albrecht of Mecklenburg, Charles Frederick, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, Karl Frederick, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, Karl August Wilhelm Nicolaus Alexander Michael Bernhard Heinrich Frederick Stefan, Hereditary Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, Marie Anna Alexandrine Sophie Auguste Helene, Elisabeth Sibylle Maria Dorothea Anna Amalie Luise, Duke Johann Albrecht of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Grand Cross of the Wendish Crown, with Crown in Ore, Grand Cross of the Order of Duke Peter Friedrich Ludwig, Ernest Augustus I, Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, Ernest Augustus II, Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, Margravine Sophie Charlotte of Brandenburg-Bayreuth, Charles Augustus, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, Charles I, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Duchess Anna Amalia of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Christian III, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken, Countess Palatine Caroline of Zweibrücken, Charles Frederick, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp, Christian August, Prince of Anhalt-Zerbst, Duchess Joanna Elisabeth of Holstein-Gottorp, Princess Marie Auguste of Thurn and Taxis, Frederick William, Margrave of Brandenburg-Schwedt, Princess Friederike of Brandenburg-Schwedt, Staatshandbuch für das Großherzogtum Sachsen / Sachsen-Weimar-Eisenach, Staatshandbuch für das ... Sachsen-Weimar-Eisenach, Hof- und Staats-Handbuch des Großherzogtum Hessen, Hof- und Staats-Handbuch des Königreich Württemberg, "Norges Statskalender (1890) pp. The Grand … [1], In 1808, Charles returned to the side of his grandfather. The Grand Duke works at a mahogany desk positioned in front of the windows of his office, with … Prior to succeeding to the throne he … Following his death, he was succeeded as Grand Duke by his grandson Wilhelm Ernst, his only son Carl August having predeceased him. Grand Duke Guillaume and Grand Duchess Stephanie of Luxembourg have sent their good wishes to royal fans ahead of Christmas with adorable pictures of their son Prince Charles.. Date of birth. Charles was 25 years old when he succeeded his grandfather Charles Frederick upon the latter's death on 11 June 1811.[1]. It would be five years before the couple would produce an heir. He was born in Karlsruhe. The Congress of Vienna had, in 1815, recognised the eventual claims of Austria and Bavaria to parts of Baden which it allocated to Charles Frederick in the Upper Palatinate and the Breisgau, anticipating that upon his imminent demise those lands would cease to be part of the Grand Duchy. [1], Charles went to war in 1807 as head of the Baden contingent under Marshal Lefebvre. A duke is the highest rank in Britain’s “Peerage” system, a legal system conferring titles of realms in the United Kingdom. Countess Philippine Henriette of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, 1818: The passing of a new, liberal constitution, 1817: The start of the administration of the Rhine by, Prince of Baden (29 September 1812 – 16 October 1812), Hereditary Grand Duke Alexander of Baden (1 May 1816 – 8 May 1816), This page was last edited on 21 December 2020, at 15:40. The Luxembourg association for midwifery was founded 100 years ago. Born in Weimar, he was the second but eldest surviving son of Karl Frederick, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach and Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna of Russia. Karl II zu Mecklenburg. He was on his way home with his father, when his father died in a fall from his coach on 15 December 1801. Originally ruling as duke, he was raised to the rank of grand duke in 1815. The Grand Duke enters with a proclamation that the Prince is giving a ball, and the maidens are excited. Genealogy for Charles II Louise Frederick von Mecklenburg (Mecklenburg), Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1741 - 1816) family tree on Geni, with over 190 million profiles of ancestors and living relatives. On the occasion of Luxembourg 2020 National Day celebrated on June 23, The Grand-Ducal Court of Luxembourg has released new official photos of newborn Prince Charles of Luxembourg with his family. See more. Grand Duke Guillaume and Grand Duchess Stephanie of Luxembourg have sent their good wishes to royal fans ahead of Christmas with adorable pictures of … Do not translate text that appears unreliable or low-quality. On 8 July 1853 his father died, and Karl Alexander became Grand Duke; but he stopped his constitutional accession until Goethe's birthday, on 28 August 1853. Countess Catharine Agatha of Rappoltstein, 31. Карл като наследствен принц, портрет от Йохан Георг Зизенис (1770), Royal Collection. Charles Frederick was the reigning Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach. Grand Duke Guillaume and Grand Duchess Stephanie of Luxembourg have sent their good wishes to royal fans ahead of Christmas with adorable pictures of their son Prince Charles. The rank of Grand duke of Grand duke Guillaume a king Wolfgang von.... 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