Person:Infante Carlos, Count of Molina (1)

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Infante Carlos , Count of Molina
b.29 Mar 1788
d.10 Mar 1855
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Name Infante Carlos , Count of Molina
Gender Male
Birth[1] 29 Mar 1788
Death[1] 10 Mar 1855


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The Infante Carlos of Spain (29 March 1788 – 10 March 1855) was the second surviving son of King Charles IV of Spain and of his wife, Maria Luisa of Parma. As Carlos V he was the first of the Carlist claimants to the throne of Spain. He is often referred to simply as 'Don Carlos'. He was a reactionary angry with liberalism in Spain and the assaults on the Catholic Church. He claimed the throne of Spain after the death of his older brother King Ferdinand VII in 1833. His claim was contested by liberal forces loyal to the dead king's infant daughter. The result was the bloody First Carlist War (1833–40). Don Carlos had support from Basque provinces and much of Catalonia, but it was not enough and he lost the war and never became king. His heirs continued the arch-conservative cause, fought two more "Carlist" wars and were active into the mid-20th century, but never obtained the throne.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Infante Carlos, Count of Molina, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
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