Ferdinand Karl, Archduke of Austria-Este

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Ferdinand Karl, Archduke of Austria-Este Gender: M
Ferdinand Karl Viktor, Erzherzog von Österreich-Es
born on 20 July 1821 at 15:30 (= 3:30 PM )
Place Modena, Italy, 44n40, 10e55
Timezone LMT m10e55 (is local mean time)
Data source
News report
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 27°28' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 08°01 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 01°07'

Archduke of Austria-Este Ferdinand Karl


Modenesi prince by birth and Archduke of Austria-Este by marriage. He was the second son of Francis IV of Modena and his wife Maria Beatrice of Savoy. Ferdinand married Archduchess Elisabeth Franziska of Austria, daughter of Archduke Josef Anton of Austria, on 4 December 1846 in the Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna. Elisabeth and Ferdinand had one daughter, Maria Theresa of Austria-Este (1849–1919), who became the last Queen of Bavaria. Ferdinand, who was a Feldmarschalleutnant (Austrian "two stars" general rank), died at Brno on 15 December 1849 at the age of 28 from typhus.

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Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes Der Oesterreichische Beobachter [The Austrian Observer], 5 August 1821, p. 1002: "Herzogthum Modena ... am 20. Juli um 3½ Uhr Nachmittags."


  • Personal : Death : Short Life less than 29 Yrs (Died age 28)
  • Vocation : Military : Military career (Feldmarschalleutnant)
  • Notable : Famous : Royal family (House of Habsburg-Este)