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Carl Wilhelm Ferdinand, Duke of Brunswick and Lüneburg, 1735-1806


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    • Karl Wilhelm Ferdinand, Duke of Brunswick and Lüneburg, 1735-1806
    • Brunswick and Lüneburg, Carl Wilhelm Ferdinand, Duke of, 1735-1806
    • Brunswick-Lüneburg-Wolfenbüttel, Charles William Ferdinand, Duke of, 1735-1806
    • Braunschweig-Lüneburg, Carl Wilhelm Ferdinand, Herzog zu, 1735-1806
    • Brunswick, Duke of, 1735-1806
    • Charles William Ferdinand, Duke of Brunswick, 1735-1806
    • Carl Wilhelm Ferdinand, Erbprinz von Braunschweig-Lüneburg, 1735-1806
    • Carl Wilhelm Ferdinand, Herzog zu Braunschweig-Lüneburg, 1735-1806
    • Carl Wilhelm Ferdinand, Herzog von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel, 1735-1806
    • Carolus Guilielmus Ferdinandus, Dux Brunsvicum et Lunaeburgum, 1735-1806
    • Carolus Guilielmus Ferdinandus, Dux Brunsvicum-Luneburgum, 1735-1806
    • Carolus Guilielmus Ferdinandus, Herzog von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel, 1735-1806
    • Carolus Wilhelmus Ferdinandus, Dux Brunovicensium ac Lunaeburgensium, 1735-1806
    • Carolus Wilhelmus Ferdinandus, Dux Brunsvicum et Lunaeburgum, 1735-1806
    • Charles Guillaume Ferdinand, duc de Brunsvic-Lunebourg, 1735-1806
    • Charles Guillaume Ferdinand, Herzog von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel, 1735-1806
    • Charles, Duc de Brunswic, 1735-1806
    • Charles, Hereditary Prince of Brunswick and Lunenburg, 1735-1806
    • Karl II Wilhelm Ferdinand, Herzog von Braunschweig und Lüneburg-Wolfenbüttel, 1735-1806
    • Karl Wilhelm Ferdinand, Herzog von Braunschweig, 1735-1806
    • Karl Wilhelm Ferdinand, Herzog zu Braunschweig-Lüneburg, 1735-1806
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    • found: 6. Februar 1794, 1994:t.p. (Herzog Carl Wilhelm Ferdinand) p. 7 (Herzog Carl Wilhelm Ferdinand von Braunschweig und Lüneburg) p. 12 (Carl Wilhelm Ferdinand; b. 10-09-1735 in Wolfenbüttel, eldest son of Herzog Carl I and Philippine Charlotte) p. 33 (d. 11-10-1806 in Ottensen, Denmark)
    • found: LC manual cat.(Karl Wilhelm Ferdinand, duke of Brunswick and Lüneburg, 1735-1806)
    • found: Serenissimi Verordnung, den Aufkauf der Lumpen und die zum Besten der einländischen Papiermühlen solcherhalb gemachte Einrichtung betreffend, 1787:page 3 (Wir, Carl Wilhelm Ferdinand, Herzog zu Braunschweig-Lüneburg &c.) page 6 (signed at end: Carl Wilhelm Ferdinand, Herz. zu Br. u. Lüneb)
    • found: Deutsche Nationalbibliothek, October 6, 2016(Karl Wilhelm Ferdinand, Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel, Herzog; life dates: 1735-1806; birthplace: Wolfenbüttel; place of death: Altona-Ottensen; place of activity: Braunschweig; occupation: field marshal; also duke (1780-1806); other names: Carolus Guilielmus Ferdinandus, Brunsvicum-Luneburgum, Dux; Carl Wilhelm Ferdinand, Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel, Herzog; Carl Wilhelm Ferdinand, Braunschweig-Lüneburg, Erbprinz; Charles Guillaume Ferdinand, Brunsvic-Lunebourg, Duc; Carl Wilhelm Ferdinand, Braunschweig-Lüneburg, Herzog; Carolus Guilielmus Ferdinandus, Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel, Herzog; Carolus Guilielmus Ferdinandus, Brunsvicensis et Luneburgensis, Dux; Charles Guillaume Ferdinand, Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel, Herzog; Charles, Brunswick & Lunenburg, Hereditary Prince; Carolus Guilielmus Ferdinandus, Brunsvicum et Lunaeburgum, Dux; Carolus Wilhelmus Ferdinandus, Brunovicensium ac Lunaeburgensium, Dux; Carolus Wilhelmus Ferdinandus, Brunsvicum et Lunaeburgum, Dux; Charles, Brunswic, Duc; Karl Wilhelm Ferdinand, Braunschweig-Lüneburg, Herzog; Karl Wilhelm Ferdinand, Braunschweig, Herzog) - http://d-nb.info/gnd/11913988X
    • found: German Wikipedia, October 6, 2016(article title: Karl Wilhelm Ferdinand (Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel); Karl Wilhelm Ferdinand von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (October 9, 1735, Wolfenbüttel-November 10, 1806, Ottensen near Hamburg [at the time Danish territory]), heriditary duke of Braunschweig and Lüneburg; from March 26, 1780, sovereign prince in the part-principality of Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel; served in the Prussian army as field marshall (appointed 1787), commanding the allied armies in the War of the First Coalition; known for the Manifesto of the Duke of Brunswick (Brunswick Manifesto) of July 25, 1792, which was meant to intimidate the French, but had the opposite effect and led to the storming of the Tuileries Palace on August 10; remained a leading Prussian officer, commanding the main Prussian army in the War of the Fourth Coalition from summer 1806, until he was mortally wounded in the battle of Jena and Auerstedt, October 14, 1806; the loss of its commanding officer contributed significantly to the defeat of the Prussian army)
    • found: Wikipedia, October 6, 2016(article title: Charles William Ferdinand, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel; Charles William Ferdinand, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, Prince of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel; his titles are usually shortened to Duke of Brunswick in English-language sources)
    • found: Deutsche Biographie website, October 6, 2016(Karl Wilhelm Ferdinand; life dates: 1735 or 1736 to 1806; born: Braunschweig [sic]; died: Ottensen; occupation/function: Herzog von [Duke of] Braunschweig und Lüneburg-Wolfenbüttel; Prussian field marshal; name variants: Karl II Wilhelm Ferdinand; Carl Wilhelm Ferdinand von Braunschweig; 12 others) - https://www.deutsche-biographie.de/sfz39894.html
    • found: König, Joseph. "Karl Wilhelm Ferdinand," in Neue Deutsche Biographie, v. 11 (1977), pages 224-225, online version, retrieved October 6, 2016(Karl Wilhelm Ferdinand, Herzog zu Braunschweig und Lüneburg (-Wolfenbüttel), Prussian field marshal, born 9.10.1735, Braunschweig [sic]; died10.11.1806, Ottensen)
    • found: Zimmermann, Paul. "Karl Wilhelm Ferdinand," in Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie, v. 15 (1882), pages 272-281, online version, retrieved October 6, 2016(Karl Wilhelm Ferdinand; Karl Wilhelm Ferdinand, Herzog zu Braunschweig und Lüneburg, born October 9, 1735, Wolfenbüttel, died November 10, 1806, Ottensen)
    • found: Encyclopaedia Britannica website, October 6, 2016(article title: Charles William Ferdinand of Brunswick, Prussian noble; alternative title: Karl Wilhelm Ferdinand of Brunswick; "Charles William Ferdinand of Brunswick, German Karl Wilhelm Ferdinand (born Oct. 9, 1735, Wolfenbüttel, Lower Saxony [Germany]-died Nov. 10, 1806, Ottensen, near Hamburg) duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg-Wolfenbüttel, Prussian field marshal, and an enlightened ruler") - https://www.britannica.com/biography/Charles-William-Ferdinand-of-Brunswick
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