Carlo, Duke of Calabria

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Carlo of Naples and Sicily (Italian: Carlo Tito Francesco Giuseppe; 4 January 1775 – 17 December 1778) was Duke of Calabria as heir to Naples and Sicily.

Carlo
Duke of Calabria
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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
Full name
Italian: Carlo Tito Francesco Giuseppe
House House of Bourbon
Father Ferdinand IV of Naples
Mother Maria Carolina of Austria
Religion Roman Catholic

Biography

Born at the Caserta Palace[1] near Naples, he was known as the 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, pursuant to his parents' marriage contract.

Carlo died of smallpox[2] aged 3. Two of his younger siblings would die of smallpox also: 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.

Ancestry

Ancestors of Carlo, Duke of Calabria
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
16. Louis, Dauphin of France
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
8. Philip V of Spain
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
17. Duchess Maria Anna of Bavaria
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4. Charles III of Spain
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
18. Odoardo II Farnese
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
9. Elisabeth of Parma
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
19. Dorothea Sophie of the Palatinate-Neuburg
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2. Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
20. Augustus II of Poland
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
10. Augustus III of Poland
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
21. Christiane Eberhardine of Brandenburg-Bayreuth
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
5. Maria Amalia of Saxony
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
22. Joseph I, Holy Roman Emperor
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
11. Maria Josepha of Austria
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
23. Wilhelmina Amalia of Brunswick-Lüneburg
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1. Carlo of Naples and Sicily
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
24. Charles V, Duke of Lorraine
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
12. Leopold, Duke of Lorraine
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
25. Eleonora Maria of Austria
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6. Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
26. Philippe I, Duke of Orléans
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
13. Élisabeth Charlotte d'Orléans
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
27. Elizabeth Charlotte of the Palatinate
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3. Maria Carolina of Austria
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
28. Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
14. Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
29. Eleonor Magdalene of the Palatinate-Neuburg
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
7. Maria Theresa of Austria
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
30. Louis Rudolph, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
15. Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
31. Princess Christine Louise of Oettingen-Oettingen
 
 
 
 
 
 

Titles, styles, honours and arms

Titles and styles

  • 4 January 1775 – 17 December 1778 His Royal Highness Don Carlo, Hereditary Prince of Naples

References

  1. ^ a b van de Pas, Leo. "Hereditary Prince Carlo of Naples and Sicily, Duke of Calabria". Genealogics.org. Retrieved 2010-02-17.
  2. ^ Dyson. C.C, The Life of Marie Amelie Last Queen of the French, 1782-1866, BiblioBazaar, LLC, 2008, p. 33.

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