Archduke Charles Joseph of Austria

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Charles as a child

Charles Joseph (German: Karl Joseph) (7 August 1649 – 27 January 1664) was an Archduke of Austria and Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights (1662–64). He was also the bishop of Olmütz, and Breslau, Passau.

Charles Joseph was born in Vienna as the son of Ferdinand III, Holy Roman Emperor and his first cousin, Maria Leopoldine of Austria. His mother died shortly after giving birth to him. Charles Joseph, himself, died in his early teens in Linz.

Ancestry[edit]

Archduke Charles Joseph of Austria
Born: 7 August 1649 in Vienna Died: 27 January 1664 in Linz
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Archduke Leopold Wilhelm of Austria
Prince-Bishop of Passau
1662–1664
Succeeded by
Wenzeslaus von Thun
Prince-Bishop of Olomouc
1662–1664
Succeeded by
Karl II von Liechtenstein-Kastelkorn
Prince-Bishop of Breslau
1662–1664
Succeeded by
Sebastian von Rostock
Grand Master of the Teutonic Order
Preceded by
Leopold Wilhelm
Hochmeister
1662–1664
Succeeded by
Johann Caspar von Ampringen