Archduke Karl Albrecht of Austria

Archduke Karl Albrecht Of Austria

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Archduke Karl Albrecht of Austria-Teschen (Karl Albrecht Nikolaus Leo Gratianus von Österreich, later Karl Albrecht Habsburg-Lothringen, since 1919 – Karol Olbracht Habsburg-Lotaryński, since 1949 – Karl von Habsburg-Altenburg; (Pula, 18 December 1888 - Östervik, nr. Stockholm, 17 March 1951).

Early life and career

He was an Austrian and Polish Archduke, the oldest son of Archduke Charles Stephen and Archduchess Maria Theresia, Princess of Tuscany.

He was Żywiec landowner, Officer Colonel of Artillery of both the Imperial (k.u.k.) Austro-Hungarian Army (on Horse) and the Polish Army, and the 1,175th Knight of the Order of the Golden Fleece in 1910, etc.Ribera, José António Moya, Costados, N.º 81

In 1918 and again in 1939 he volunteered to the Polish Army.In 1920 he commanded the Grudziądz Fortress.During German occupation of Poland, he refused to sign the German Volksliste.He was imprisoned by Germans in November 1939, kept in Cieszyn prison and tortured until the end of the war. His wife was interned in Wisła. After liberation, he moved to Kraków and then to Sweden.

Family and children

On November 8, 1920 he married morganatically Alice...
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