Princess Maria Carolina of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (1820–1861)

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Princess Maria Carolina of Bourbon-Two Sicilies
Countess of Montemolin
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Spouse Infante Carlos, Count of Montemolin
Full name
Italian: Maria Carolina Ferdinanda
House House of Bourbon-Two Sicilies
House of Bourbon
Father Francis I of the Two Sicilies
Mother Maria Isabella of Spain
Born (1820-11-29)29 November 1820
Naples, Two Sicilies
Died 14 January 1861(1861-01-14) (aged 40)
Trieste, Austrian Empire
Burial Cathedral of St. Just, Trieste

Princess Maria Carolina Ferdinanda of Bourbon-Two Sicilies[1][2] (29 November 1820, Naples, Two Sicilies[1][2] – 14 January 1861, Trieste, Austrian Empire[1][2]) was a princess of the House of Bourbon-Two Sicilies and an infanta of Spain through her marriage to Infante Carlos, Count of Montemolin, Carlist claimant to the throne of Spain under the name Carlos VI. Maria Carolina was a daughter of Francis I of the Two Sicilies and his second wife Maria Isabella of Spain.[1][2]

Marriage and later life[edit]

Maria Carolina married Infante Carlos of Spain, Count of Montemolin, eldest son of Infante Carlos, Count of Molina and his wife Infanta Maria Francisca of Portugal, on 10 July 1850 at Caserta Palace in Caserta, Two Sicilies.[1][2]

Maria Carolina and her husband died of typhus within a few hours of one another on 14 January 1861 in Trieste. Maria Carolina had contracted the disease from nursing her husband. The couple died without issue.[1][2] Maria Carolina and Carlos were buried at the Cathedral of St. Just in Trieste.

Titles, styles, honours and arms[edit]

Titles and styles[edit]

  • 29 November 1820 – 10 July 1850: Her Royal Highness Princess Maria Carolina of Bourbon-Two Sicilies
  • 10 July 1850 – 14 January 1861: Her Royal Highness The Countess of Montemolin, Infanta of Spain, Princess of Bourbon-Two Sicilies

Ancestry[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f Darryl Lundy (23 May 2004). "Maria Carolina di Borbone, Principessa di Borbone delle Due Sicilie". thePeerage.com. Retrieved 2008-10-06. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f Paul Theroff. "TWO SICILIES". Paul Theroff's Royal Genealogy Site. Retrieved 2008-10-06.