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  Charles IV - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Charles Emmanuel IV of Sardinia (1751–1802), styled "Charles IV of England and Scotland" by Jacobites.
Charles IV of Norway and XV of Sweden (1826–1872).
Charles IV of Hungary and I of Austria (1887–1922).
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 Charles IV of Spain - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Charles IV (November 11, 1748 - January 20, 1819) was King of Spain from December 14, 1788 until his abdication on March 19, 1808.
Charles was the second son of Charles III and his wife Maria Amalia of Saxony.
Charles IV and his queen Maria Louisa, from The Family of Charles IV by Goya.
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 Charles IV (of Spain) - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Charles IV (of Spain) (1748-1819), King of Spain (1788-1808).
Charles III (of Spain) (1716-1788), King of Spain (1759-1788) and, as Charles VII, King of Naples and Sicily (1734-1759).
Born in the Escorial, near Madrid, on October 14, 1784, Ferdinand was the son of Charles IV.
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 Charles IV - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
CHARLES IV [Charles IV] 1748-1819, king of Spain (1788-1808), second son of Charles III, whom he succeeded in place of his imbecile older brother.
Unlike his father, Charles IV was an ineffective ruler and in 1792 virtually surrendered the government to Godoy, his chief minister and the favorite of his wife, María Luisa.
Charles IV and his family have been frankly portrayed by Goya, one of their court painters.
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 Charles II (of Spain) - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Charles II (of Spain) (1661-1700), king of Spain (1665-1700).
Spain was controlled by a regency during the decade of...
Charles V, Remark to his son, Philip II of Spain (quotations): Self-Reliance: Depend on none but yourself.
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 Spain
Charles II of Spain, the most grotesque monarch of the 17th century, was a travesty of a king.
Charles III (of Spain) (1716-88), king of Spain (1759-88) and, as Charles IV, king of the Two Sicilies (1734-59).
Consequently, Spain became involved disastrously in the Wars of the French Revolution (1792-95) and was forced to cede (1800) to France the territory of Louisiana in America.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Pope Pius IV
The antipathy of Paul IV was rather to his advantage than otherwise; for in the reaction which followed the death of that morose pontiff all eyes finally settled on the man who in every respect was Paul's opposite.
Pius IV now devoted his undivided attention to the completion of the labours of the Council of Trent.
Charles Borromeo, the glory of Milan and of the Universal Church in the sixteenth century.
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 Charles IV
When he was born, Charles Emanuel was also fifth in line to the English and Scottish thrones - after Charles, Prince of Wales, Henry, Cardinal Duke of York, King Charles Emanuel III of Sardinia, and the Duke of Savoy (later King Victor Amadeus III of Sardinia).
Charles Emanuel's sister Giuseppina suggested a match with her sister-in-law Princess Marie-Clothilde of France, daughter of the late Dauphin Louis and of his wife, Princess Maria Josefa of Saxony.
Charles Emanuel was henceforward recognised by the Jacobites as "King Charles IV".
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 Henry IV - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
HENRY IV [Henry IV] 1553-1610, king of France (1589-1610) and, as Henry III, of Navarre (1572-1610), son of Antoine de Bourbon and Jeanne d'Albret ; first of the Bourbon kings of France.
As a result of the temporary reconciliation (1570) between the Huguenots and the crown, Henry was betrothed to Margaret of Valois, sister of King Charles IX.
After Henry III's death (1589), Henry IV defeated the League forces under the duc de Mayenne at Arques (1589) and Ivry (1590) but was forced to abandon the siege of Paris when the League received Spanish aid.
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 NINTH GENERATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
King CARLOS III of Spain was born in 1716.
Infanta Maria Luisa of Spain was born in 1745.
Gabriel Antonio Francisco of Spain was born in 1752.
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 NINETEENTH GENERATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
She was married to Charles IV of BOURBON-SPAIN (son of Charles III of BOURBON-SPAIN King) about 1774 in Spain.
Charles IV of BOURBON-SPAIN was born in 1748 in Spain - son of Charles III.
Francis de Paula of SPAIN was born in Spain - dtr of Charles IV.
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 AllRefer.com - Charles IV, king of Spain (Spanish And Portuguese History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Charles IV 1748–1819, king of Spain (1788–1808), second son of Charles III, whom he succeeded in place of his imbecile older brother.
Unlike his father, Charles IV was an ineffective ruler and in 1792 virtually surrendered the government to Godoy, his chief minister and the favorite of his wife, MarIa Luisa.
Spain entered the French Revolutionary Wars in 1793, but in 1795 made peace with France in the second Treaty of Basel.
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 History of Spain and its Spanish Heritage
Charles I of Spain was a grandson of Ferdinand and Isabella and also a grandson of the Hapsburg Emperor Maximilian.
Spain was not admitted to the United Nations as a charter member, but in 1952 it was allowed to join some of the special agencies.
Spain is a place that you would be proud to display your Spanish genealogy, family coat of arms or surname history.
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 Charles IV, King of Spain - Olga's Gallery
Charles IV (1748-1819) king of Spain 1788-1808, son and successor of Charles III.
Under Charles’ rule during the Napoleonic wars Spain was in constant trouble; her fleet was destroyed by Nelson in the Trafalgar battle in 1805, and in 1807 France invaded.
Charles, Maria Luisa, and Godoy were exiled to Rome, they were given a pension by Napoleon.
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 Charles IV of Spain - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Charles was the second son of Charles III and his wife Maria Amelia of Saxony.
Charles had inherited a great frame and immense physical strength from the Saxon line of his mother.
During his father's lifetime he was led by her into court intrigues which aimed at driving the king's favourite minister, Floridablanca, from office, and replacing him by Aranda, the chief of the "Aragonese" party.
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 Goya's Painting of Charles IV of Spain - Picture - MSN Encarta
During the difficult reign of Spain's King Charles IV (1748-1819), the country entered the wars of the French Revolution, ceded Louisiana to France, and suffered the defeat of its navy at Trafalgar.
Charles was coronated in 1788 and abdicated his throne to Napoleon's brother, Joseph Bonaparte, in 1808.
Fashion; Goya y Lucientes, Francisco José de; Charles IV (of Spain)
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 Treaty of San Ildefonso
Spain retroceded Louisiana to France and was compensated by the creation in Tuscany of the kingdom of Etruria, which was given to the duke of Parma, son-in-law of Charles IV of Spain.
Charles III, king of Spain, and of Naples and Sicily - Charles III, 1716–88, king of Spain (1759–88) and of Naples and Sicily (1735–59),...
Charles IV, king of Spain - Charles IV, 1748–1819, king of Spain (1788–1808), second son of Charles III, whom he...
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 Napoleonic Medals ix.
On 7 October 1800 Spain had traded Louisiana back to France in exchange for Tuscany, which became the Kingdom of Etruria for the daughter of Charles IV of Spain and her husband.
The second mission of the French troops in Spain was to overthrow the Bourbon rulers of that country.
Murat now went on sick leave, since he had expected to be made king of Spain, taking with him as a bonus booty from the palace of the Prince of Peace and receiving the consolation prize of the Kingdom of Naples.
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 Charles IV of Spain - Wikimedia Commons
en: - Charles IV of Spain (November 11, 1748 - January 20, 1819) was King of Spain.
Charles IV of Spain as a huntsman, painting by Francisco de Goya
Charles IV of Spain and his family, painting by Francisco de Goya, 1800-1801
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 Charles IV
Charles IV, King of Spain, second son of Charles III and his wife Maria Amelia of Saxony, was born at Portici on the 11th of November 1748, while his father was king of the Two Sicilies.
Royalty never wore a more silly aspect than in the person of Charles IV, and it is highly credible that he never knew what his wife was, or what was the position of his kingdom.
When he was told that his son Ferdinand was appealing to the emperor Napoleon against Godoy, he took the side of the favorite.
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 Timeline Spain thru 1899
Spain’s Duke of Alba arrived in Brussels at the head of a 10,000 troops to quell the iconoclastic riots.
Spain’s Philip II was proclaimed King Philip I of Portugal and united the colonial empires of Spain and Portugal.
1667-1668 The War of Devolution was fought between France and Spain as a result of the claim by Louis XIV of France that the ownership of the Spanish Netherlands devolved to his wife, Marie Therese, upon the death of her father, Philip IV of Spain.
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 Ferdinand VII
Ferdinand VII, King of Spain, the eldest son of Charles IV, King of Spain, and of his wife Maria Louisa of Parma, was born at the palace of San Ildefonso near Balsam in the Somosierra hills, on the 14th of October 1784.
Then he spent years as the prisoner of Napoleon, and returned in 1814 to find that while Spain was fighting for independence in his name a new world had been born of foreign invasion and domestic revolution.
It had been a frequent saying with the more zealous royalists of Spain that a king must be wiser than his ministers, for he was placed on the throne and directed by God.
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 Charles
Charles is a very common personal name employed by nobility in many European countries and can refer to any of the following monarchs or nobles.
Charles I of France (Charles II, Holy Roman Emperor, Charles the Bald)
Charles II of France (Charles III, Holy Roman Emperor, Charles the Fat)
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Carlists
Isabella II ISABELLA II [Isabella II] 1830-1904, queen of Spain (1833-68), daughter of Ferdinand VII and of Maria Christina.
Carlos CARLOS [Carlos] (Carlos María Isidro de Borbón), 1788-1855, second son of Charles IV of Spain.
During Spain's recurrent political crises from 1868 to 1874, he took the lead in advocating the restoration of the Bourbon monarchy.
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 Encyclopedia
After a palace revolution that led to the abdication of Charles IV of Spain and the naming of his son Ferdinand VII as his successor, Napoleon forced both to abdicate (May 1808) and had his brother Joseph Bonaparte proclaimed king of Spain.
Napoleon himself hastened to Spain and restored the French position, occupying Madrid and Saragossa, which surrendered to the French after a bloody 2-month siege.
By the spring of 1809 French forces controlled most of Spain but could not pacify the country or drive the British out of the peninsula.
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 Ferdinand IV - Search Results - ninemsn Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
He was the son of King Sancho IV.
Ferdinand VII (1784-1833), King of Spain (1808 and 1814-1833), whose reign was one of the most disastrous in Spanish history.
Alfonso IV: Ferdinand III (of Castile and León)
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 Timeline
The settlement of "Les Petites Cotes" officially changes name to San Carlos, to honor Charles IV of Spain with the name of his patron saint, Italian Bishop Carlos Borromeo.
October 1 - Retrocession of Louisiana by Spain to France is done in the Treaty of San Ildefonso.
A bridge to span the Missouri River opens in southwestern St. Charles County to be known as the Daniel Boone Bridge.
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 Documents upon the Overthrow of the Spanish Monarchy 1807
His Majesty the Emperor of the French, King of Italy, guarantees to His Majesty the King of Spain the possession of his States on the Continent of Europe situated to the south of the Pyrenees.
The integrity of the Kingdom shall be maintained; the Prince whom the Emperor Napoleon shall decide that he ought to place upon the throne of Spain shall be independent, and the boundaries of Spain shall not suffer any alteration.
We enjoin upon the lieutenant general of the kingdom, the ministers, and the Council of Castile, to cause the present proclamation to be despatched and published in the accustomed forms, in order that nobody can pretend grounds of ignorance of it.
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 Art Guild Lecture: Goya
Although his work is subjective and intense like the work of the Romantics, he is usually considered a realist because he saw and painted the world without illusion --he saw the world for what it was, and painted what he saw.
Born in Spain in 1746, Goya was a lifelong rebel.
Goya became painter to Charles IV of Spain, whose court was famous for its corruption and repression.
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