Gabriel, Infante of Spain

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Gabriel, Infante of Spain Gender: M
Gabriel Antonio Francisco Javier ....
born on 11 May 1752 at 14:30 (= 2:30 PM )
Place Naples, Italy, 40n51, 14e17
Timezone LMT m14e17 (is local mean time)
Data source
News report
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 21°09' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 21°26 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 27°47'

Infante of Spain Gabriel (1767 portrait by Anton Raphael Mengs)


Prince of Naples and Sicily, as the fourth son of King Carlos III and Maria Amalia of Saxony. His father was the King of Naples and Sicily as part of a personal union from 1735.

Of all the sons of Carlos III, Gabriel was the most intelligent and hardworking. He was very cultured, renowned as an excellent translator of Sallust and a true Maecenas.

He married Infanta Maria Ana Vitória of Portugal by proxy on 12 April 1785 in Lisbon; they met for the first time at Aranjuez on 23 May. The couple had three children but only one survived infancy.

He died of smallpox on 23 November 1788, aged 36, in Casita del Infante, El Escorial, Spain.

Full name: Gabriel Antonio Francisco Javier Juan Nepomuceno José Serafín Pascual Salvador.

Link to Wikipedia biography



Source Notes

Sy Scholfield forwarded news report from "Wiener Zeitung," 7 June 1752, p. 2: "Aus Italien. Neapel 16. May. Donnerstag den 11. dieses um halb 3. Uhr Abends wurde Ihro Majestät unsere Königin mit dem vierten Prinzen zu Portici glücklich, und war so geschwind entbunden." (From Italy. Naples, 16 May. On the 11th at half-before three [2:30] o'clock in the evening, our Majesty was happily and quickly delivered of a fourth prince at Portici).


  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Other Major diseases (Smallpox)
  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (One)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Three)
  • Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease
  • Notable : Famous : Royal family (House of Bourbon)