Person:Prince Carl of Solms-Braunfels (1)

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Prince Carl of Solms-Braunfels
b.27 Jul 1812
d.13 Nov 1875
  1. Princess Augusta Louise Solms-Braunfels
  2. Prince Carl of Solms-Braunfels1812 - 1875
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Name Prince Carl of Solms-Braunfels
Gender Male
Birth[1] 27 Jul 1812
Death[1] 13 Nov 1875


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Prince Carl (Karl) of Solms-Braunfels (July 27, 1812 – November 13, 1875), was a German prince and military officer in both the Austrian army and in the cavalry of the Grand Duchy of Hesse. As Commissioner General of the Adelsverein, he spearheaded the establishment of colonies of German immigrants in Texas. Prince Solms named New Braunfels, Texas in honor of his homeland.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Prince Carl of Solms-Braunfels, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).