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Alajos Károlyi de Nagykároly

Birthplace: Wien, Österreich
Death: Died in Tótmegyer - Slovenský Meder (present Palárikovo), Nyitra vm. (present Nitriansky kraj), Magyarország - Hungary (present Slovakia)
Immediate Family:

Son of Ludwig Károlyi de Nagykároly and Ferdinandine Karolina Luisa von Kaunitz-Rietberg
Husband of Franciska Gobertina Erdödy de Monyorókerék et Monoszló
Father of Nandine Johanna, Gräfin Károlyi de Nagykároly; Lajos Lörinc , Graf Károlyi de Nagykároly and Zsófia Anna, Gráfin Károlyi de Nagykároly

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About Alajos, Graf Károlyi de Nagykároly

[Descendant of William I of England] Alajos, Graf Károlyi de Nagy-Károly [Descendant of Charlemagne] [Descendant of Hugh Capet] [Descendant of Ferdinand I of León and Castile] [Descendant of William I of England] [Descendant of Afonso Henriques de Portugal]

  • Vienna, Vienna 08.08.1825 + Tót-Magyer 26.12.1889


  • Father: Lajos Nagykarolyi, Grof Karolyi * 15.09.1799 [Descendant of William I of England]
  • Mother: Ferdinande Karoline Luise, Gräfin von Kaunitz-Rietberg * 20.04.1805 [Descendant of William I of England]
  • Mariages ; Vienna, Vienna 08.08.1867, Franziska, countess Erdödy de Monyorókerék e Monoszló * 24.08.1842 [Descendant of William I of England]


  • Nandine Johanna Nepomucena Nagykarolyi Grof Karolyi * 04.09.1868 , married; Leopold Anton Johann Sigismund Joseph Korsinus Ferdinand, Graf Berchtold
  • Lajos Lörinc Gobert Nagykarolyi Grof Karolyi * 10.08.1872, married; Hanna Sarvar-felsövideki Grof Szechenyi
  • Zsófia Anna Johanna, Grof Károlyi * 25.07.1875 Emmerich, Grof Károlyi

Count Alajos Károlyi de Nagykároly (August 8, 1825 - December 2, 1889), was an Austro-Hungarian diplomat.

He was born in Vienna, into the great Hungarian family of Károlyi, whose fame dates from the time of Sándor Károlyi (1668-1743), one of the generals of Francis II Rákóczi, who in 1711 negotiated the peace of Szatmár between the insurgent Hungarians and the new king, the emperor Charles VI, was made a count of the Empire in 1712, and subsequently became a field marshal in the imperial army.

Alajos Károlyi entered the Austrian diplomatic service, and was attached successively to embassies at various European capitals. In 1858 he was sent to Saint Petersburg on a special mission to seek the support of Russia against Napoleon. He was ambassador at Berlin in 1866 at the time of the rupture between Prussia and Austria, and after the Seven Weeks War was responsible for the negotiation of the preliminaries of peace at Nikolsburg. He was again sent to Berlin in 1871, acted as second plenipotentiary at the Berlin congress of 1878, and was sent in the same year to London, where he represented Austria for ten years. He died at Tótmegyer.

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Alajos, Graf Károlyi de Nagykároly's Timeline

August 8, 1825
Wien, Österreich
September 4, 1868
Age 43
Stupava, Bratislava Region, Slovakia
August 10, 1872
Age 47
July 25, 1875
Age 49
Egyházasfüzes - Kirchfidisch, Vas (present Felsőőr - Oberwart), Őrvidék -Burgenland, Magyarország - Hungary (present Österreich - Austria)
December 26, 1889
Age 64
Tótmegyer - Slovenský Meder (present Palárikovo), Nyitra vm. (present Nitriansky kraj), Magyarország - Hungary (present Slovakia)