Person:Charles I of Austria (1)

Charles I _____, of Austria
b.17 Aug 1887
d.1 Apr 1922
Facts and Events
Name Charles I _____, of Austria
Gender Male
Birth[1] 17 Aug 1887 House of Lorraine
Marriage to Zita of Bourbon-Parma
Death[1] 1 Apr 1922
Reference Number? Q51068?

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Charles I or Karl I (Karl Franz Joseph Ludwig Hubert Georg Otto Maria; 17 August 18871 April 1922) was the last Emperor of Austria, the last King of Hungary (as Charles IV), the last King of Bohemia (as Charles III), and the last monarch belonging to the House of Habsburg-Lorraine before the dissolution of Austria-Hungary. After his uncle Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria was assassinated in 1914, Charles became heir presumptive of Emperor Franz Josef. Charles I reigned from November 21 1916 until November 11 and 12 1918, when he "renounced participation" in state affairs, but did not abdicate. He spent the remaining years of his life attempting to restore the monarchy until his death in 1922. Beatified by Pope John Paul II in 2004, he is known to the Catholic Church as Blessed Karl of Austria.

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