Carlo di Borbone, duca di Calabria

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About Carlo di Borbone, duca di Calabria

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  • Full name - Italian: - Carlo Tito Francesco Giuseppe
  • Carlo Tito Francesco Giuseppe
  • Carlo, Duke of Calabria
  • Italian: - Carlo Tito Francesco Giuseppe
  • House - House of Bourbon
  • Father - Ferdinand IV of Naples
  • Mother - Maria Carolina of Austria
  • Born - 4 January 1775, Caserta Palace, Kingdom of Naples
  • Died -17 December 1778 (aged 3), Caserta Palace, Kingdom of Naples
  • Burial - Basilica of Santa Chiara, Naples
  • Religion - Roman Catholic
  • Carlo of Naples and Sicily (Italian: Carlo Tito Francesco Giuseppe; 4 January 1775 – 17 December 1778) was a Prince of Naples and Sicily and Duke of Calabria. He died in infancy of smallpox.

Biography

  • Born at the Caserta Palace[1] near Naples, he was created Duke of Calabria at birth as the heir apparent to his father's throne. His mother was a daughter of Empress Maria Theresa and thus sister of Marie Antoinette.
  • A member of the House of Bourbon, he was a prince of Naples and Sicily by birth. He was the hereditary prince of Naples.[1] His birth allowed his mother to have a place in the Council of State, part of his parents' marriage contract.
  • Carlo died of smallpox[2] aged 3. Two of his younger siblings would die of smallpox also the said Princess Maria Cristina Amelia who caught it from Prince Giuseppe the two dying within a week of each other.
  • He was buried at the Church of Santa Chiara in Naples.

Titles and styles

  • 4 January 1775 – 17 December 1778 His Royal Highness Don Carlo, Duke of Calabria, Hereditary Prince of Naples and Sicily
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Carlo di Borbone, duca di Calabria's Timeline

1775
January 4, 1775
Caserta Palace, Kingdom of Naples
1778
December 17, 1778
Age 3
Caserta Palace, Kingdom of Naples
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Napoli, Campania, Italia