Prince Karl Anton of Hohenzollern

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Prince Karl Anton
Prince Karl Anton of Hohenzollern
Born (1868-09-01)1 September 1868
Sigmaringen, Province of Hohenzollern, Prussia
Died 21 February 1919(1919-02-21) (aged 50)
Spouse Princess Joséphine Caroline of Belgium
Issue Princess Stephanie
Princess Marie Antoinette
Prince Albrecht
Princess Henriette
Full name
German: Karl Anton Friedrich Wilhelm Ludwig
House House of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen
Father Leopold, Prince of Hohenzollern
Mother Infanta Antónia of Portugal

Prince Karl Anton of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen[1][2] (German: Karl Anton Friedrich Wilhelm Ludwig Prinz von Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen[1][2]) (1 September 1868[1][2] – 21 February 1919[1][2]) was a member of the Princely House of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen.[1][2] Karl Anton was the third and youngest son[1][2] of Leopold, Prince of Hohenzollern and his wife Infanta Antónia of Portugal.[1][2] Karl Anton's elder brothers were William, Prince of Hohenzollern and Ferdinand I of Romania.[1][2]

Marriage and issue[edit]

On 28 May 1894 in Brussels, Karl Anton married his cousin Princess Joséphine Caroline of Belgium (Brussels 18 October 1872-Namur 6 January 1958), daughter of Prince Philippe, Count of Flanders and his wife Princess Marie of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen.[1][2] Karl Anton and Joséphine Caroline had four children:[1][2]

  • Princess Stephanie Josephine Karola Philippine Leopoldine Marie of Hohenzollern (8 April 1895 – 7 August 1975)
  • Princess Marie Antoinette Wilhelmine Auguste Viktoria of Hohenzollern (23 October 1896 – 4 July 1965)
  • Prince Albrecht Ludwig Leopold Tassilo of Hohenzollern (28 September 1898 – 30 July 1977)
  • Princess Henriette Leopoldine Wilhelmine of Hohenzollern (29 September 1907 – 3 October 1907)

Titles, styles, honours and arms[edit]

Titles and styles[edit]

  • 1 September 1868 – 3 September 1869: His Serene Highness Prince Karl Anton of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen.
  • 3 September 1869 – 21 February 1919: His Serene Highness Prince Karl Anton of Hohenzollern.



  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Darryl Lundy (19 March 2005). "Karl Anton Prinz von Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen". Retrieved 2008-12-28. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Paul Theroff. "HOHENZOLLERN". Paul Theroff's Royal Genealogy Site. Retrieved 2008-12-28.