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us: Charles III, King of Spain, 1716-1788


  • [Charles III of Spain (1716-1788) was King of Spain and the Spanish Indies from 1759-1788. He succeeded his half brother Ferdinand VI and was succeeded by his son Charles IV of Spain.]
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  • Variants

    • us: Carlo, di Borbone, 1716-1788
    • us: Di Borbone, Carlo, King of Spain, 1716-1788
    • us: Borbone, Carlo di, King of Spain, 1716-1788
    • us: Carlo I, Duke of Parma, 1716-1788
    • us: Carlo, King of the Two Sicilies, 1716-1788
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1716-01-20
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1788-12-14
    • HonoraryTitle

        King of Spain
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Madrid (Spain)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Madrid (Spain)
    • Gender

        (lcdgt) Males
    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Kings and rulers
          (lcdgt) Kings
      • Related Terms

        • us: Spain. Sovereign (1759-1788 : Charles III)
      • Earlier Established Forms

          Carlos III, King of Spain, 1716-1788
      • Sources

        • found: Gulino, G. La Sicilia e Carlo di Borbone ... 1940.
        • found: Charles III, 1834: title page (par mm. d'Epagny et Deyeux)
        • found: Wikipedia, April 26, 2017 (Charles III of Spain; Charles III (Spanish: Carlos; Italian: Carlo; 20 January 1716, Royal Alcazar of Madrid, Spain--14 December 1788, Royal Palace of Madrid, Spain) was the King of Spain and the Spanish Indies from 1759 to 1788; while he was the fifth son of Philip V of Spain, he was the eldest son of Philip's second wife, Elisabeth Farnese; he was Duke of Parma and Piacenza from 29 December 1731-3 October 1735 and King of Naples and Sicily from 15 May 1734-6 October 1759; Charles succeeded to the Spanish throne on 10 August 1759, after the death of his half-brother King Ferdinand VI of Spain who left no heirs; he married Princess Maria Amalia of Saxony, daughter of the Polish king Augustus III, and had 13 children; he was succeeded by his son Charles IV of Spain)
      • General Notes

        • [Charles III of Spain (1716-1788) was King of Spain and the Spanish Indies from 1759-1788. He succeeded his half brother Ferdinand VI and was succeeded by his son Charles IV of Spain.]
      • Change Notes

        • 1979-08-10: new
        • 2017-04-28: revised
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