Carlo II, Re d'Etruria

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Carlo II Ludovico di Borbóne-Parma (de Borbón-Parma), Re d'Etruria

Birthplace: Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid, España
Death: Died in Nice, France
Place of Burial: Viareggio, Lucca, Tuscany, Italy
Immediate Family:

Son of Ludovico I di Borbone Parma, re di Etruria and Maria Luisa di Spagna, Regina d'Etruria
Husband of Maria Teresa di Savoia
Father of Luisa Francesca di Paola Teresa Maria Anna Clotilde Beatrice di Bourbon-Parma, Duchessa and Carlo III, duca di Parma
Brother of Maria Luisa Carlota di Borbone-Parma, Kronprinzessin von Sachseness of Saxony

Occupation: CARLO II Lodovico Ferdinando, Duke of Parma and Piacenza 17.12.1847 on the death of Empress Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma, abdicated 19.4.1848;, King of Etruria 1803-1907, Duke of Lucca 1824-1847, Duke of Parma 1847-1848
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About Carlo II, Re d'Etruria

Golden Fleece - Knights: Spanish Branch

  • Charles II Duke of Parma - English
  • Charles II Duke of Parma (Charles Louis of Bourbon Parma) (Carlo Ludovico di Borbone Parma) 1799 – 1883 was King of Etruria (1803–1807), Duke of Lucca (1824–1847), and Duke of Parma (1847–1849).
  • Duke of Lucca employed homeopath Guiseppe Belluomini as his physician in 1846, and he also employed homeopaths Joseph Attomyr, Settimio Centamori, Georg von Necker, and Giacomo Antonio Tommasini, and in 1848, Lucca awarded Karl Friedrich Gottfried Trinks a Knightship of the Lucchesischen Order,
  • The Duke and his mother Maria Louisa established a homeopathic hospital with 40 beds under Anton Schmidt, who was employed as a homeopathic physician by Charles’s mother Maria Louisa Duchess of Lucca,
  • Charles provided a refuge for homeopath Christophe Hartung in 1843 (who was famous for the cure of a cancerous tumour in the eye of Johann Josef Wenzel Graf Radetzky von Radetz in 1841), and on 19 April 1848, when revolution broke out in Parma, Charles abdicated in favor of his son, who had himself escaped. Later, Austrian troops led by Johann Josef Wenzel Graf Radetzky von Radetz occupied the duchy and restored Charles II, though this was not to last…
  • Charles Louis was born in Madrid as the only son of Louis, Prince of Piacenza, son and heir of Ferdinand, Duke of Parma, and his wife Infanta Maria Louisa of Spain, daughter of Charles IV of Spain.
  • In 1801, Charles Louis became Crown Prince of the newly created Kingdom of Etruria as heir to his father, whom Napoleon Bonaparte had made King of Etruria.
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Carlo II, Re d'Etruria's Timeline

December 22, 1799
Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid, España
October 29, 1821
Age 21
January 14, 1823
Age 23
Villa delle Pianore, Lucca, Duchy of Parma
April 16, 1883
Age 83
Nice, France
Viareggio, Lucca, Tuscany, Italy