Erzherzog Karl Ferdinand von Österreich
b.29 Jul 1818 Vienna, Wien, Austria
d.20 Nov 1874
m. 17 Sep 1815
m. 18 Apr 1854
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Archduke Karl Ferdinand of Austria-Teschen (Vienna, 29 July 1818 – Gross Seelowitz (Židlochovice Castle), 20 November 1874) was the second son of Archduke Charles, Duke of Teschen (1771–1847) and Princess Henrietta of Nassau-Weilburg, and the maternal grandfather of King Alfonso XIII of Spain.
A son of the "hero of Aspern" he started a military career in Infantry Regiment 57 in Brno. Later he received command of a brigade in Italy and fought against the insurgents in Prague in 1848.