Category:Charles Ferdinand, Duke of Berry

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English: Charles Ferdinand, Duke of Berry (Charles Ferdinand d'Artois; January 24, 1778 – February 14, 1820) was the younger son of Charles X of France and Marie Thérèse of Savoy. His maternal grandparents were Victor Amadeus III of Sardinia and Maria Antonietta of Spain, the youngest daughter of Philip V of Spain and Elizabeth Farnese. Charles Ferdinand married first an Englishwoman, Amy Brown, by whom he had two (recognized) daughters, afterwards the comtesse de Issoudun, princesse de Faucigny-Lucinge-et-Coligny et princesse de Lucinge by marriage, and the comtesse de Vierzon, baronne de Charette by marriage. In 1816 he married the princess Caroline Ferdinande Louise (1798-1870), oldest daughter of Francis I of the Two Sicilies, following negotiations to the Two Sicilies by the French ambassador Pierre Louis Jean Casimir. A daughter, Louise d'Artois, was born in 1819 and later married Charles III, Duke of Parma.

Charles Ferdinand, Duke of Berry 
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French politician
Date of birth 24 January 1778 / 23 January 1778
Date of death 14 February 1820
Manner of death
  • attack
Cause of death
  • murder
Place of burial
  • Saint Denis Basilica
Position held
  • Pair of France
Native language
Award received
  • Grand Cross of the Legion of Honour
  • Knight of the Royal and Military Order of Saint Louis
  • Knights of the Order of the Holy Spirit
  • Knight in the order of Saint-Michel
  • Knight of the Order of the Golden Fleece
  • Order of St. Andrew
Authority control
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