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Montizón, Juan Carlos María Isidro de Borbón, conde de, 1822-1887

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    • Borbón, Juan Carlos María Isidro de, conde de Montizón, 1822-1887
    • Borbón y Braganza, Juan Carlos María Isidro de, conde de Montizón, 1822-1887
    • Juan Carlos María Isidro de Borbón, conde de Montizón, 1822-1887
    • Jean Charles Marie Isidore de Bourbon, comte de Montizón, 1822-1887
    • Juan Carlos María Isidro de Borbón, infante of Spain, 1822-1887
    • Montizón, Count de, 1822-1887
    • De Montizón, Count, 1822-1887
    • Monfort, Charles, 1822-1887
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        • Organization: (naf) Photographic Society of London
        • Organization: (naf) Photographic Society Club
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        (naf) Aranjuez (Spain)
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        (naf) Hove (England)
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        (naf) London (England)
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        (naf) Modena (Italy)
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    • found: Rules of the Photographic Society Club, 1856:leaf 5 recto (list of club members, including "Count de Montizon")
    • found: Seiberling, Grace. Amateurs, photography and the Victorian imagination, 1986:page 137 (in Biographical appendix, by Carolyn Bloore: Count de Montizon, active in the 1850s; a founding member of the Photographic Society [of London] and served on its council in its early years; still a member in 1859; author of article on the collodion process)
    • found: Journal of the Photographic Society, April 1, 1853, via Nineteenth Century Collections Online, June 5, 2014:page 23 ("On the collodion process," article by "The Count de Montizon")
    • found: Wikipedia, June 5, 2014(Juan, Count of Montizón; Don Juan Carlos María Isidro de Borbón, Count of Montizón (French: Jean Charles Marie Isidore de Bourbon, comte de Montizón) (May 15, 1822-November 18, 1887), Carlist claimant to the throne of Spain from 1860 to 1868, and the Legitimist claimant to the throne of France from 1883 to 1887; born at the Palacio Real de Aranjuez, younger son of the Infante Carlos of Spain [Carlos, Prince of Bourbon, 1788-1855] by his first wife, Infanta Maria Francisca of Portugal; in March 1833, moved with his family to Portugal; his father's brother King Ferdinand VII died that September, and his father claimed the throne of Spain as King Carlos V in opposition to the recognized successor, Queen Isabella II; in June 1834 Juan moved with his family to England; in 1837 a Spanish law excluded Juan and his father and brothers from the Spanish succession, removing title of Infante of Spain from Juan and his family; on February 6, 1847, Juan married Archduchess Maria Beatrix of Austria-Este, daughter of the Duke of Modena, by whom he had two sons, Carlos, Duke of Madrid [Carlos, Prince of Bourbon, 1848-1909] and Alfonso Carlos, Duke of San Jaime; the couple lived first in Modena, but left during the revolution of 1848, eventually settling in London; Juan developed liberal tendencies and separated from his wife; he was an active photographer and a founder member of the Photographic Society; on June 2, 1860, he published a declaration affirming his accession as Juan III, King of Spain, and henceforward used the title conde de Montizón; on October 3, 1868, he abdicated his claim in favor of his son Carlos; after his abdication Juan lived mostly in Worthing, England, using the name Charles Monfort and living with Ellen Sarah Carter, by whom he had a son John Monfort (1861-1929) and a daughter Helen (1859-1947); after the death on August 24, 1883 of Henri, comte de Chambord, pretender to the throne of France, a fraction of his supporters proclaimed Juan "Jean III, King of France and Navarre"; he issued a declaration stating that he did not renounce his status, but made no active claim to the throne; died at his home (25 Seafield Road) in Hove, 18 November 1887)
    • found: Spanish Wikipedia, June 5, 2014 (Juan de Borbón y Braganza; Juan Carlos María Isidro de Borbón y Braganza, conde de Montizón, born as Infante of Spain, Aranjuez, 15 May 1822, died Brighton, 21 November 1887)
    • found: French Wikipedia, June 5, 2014 (Jean de Bourbon; Jean Charles Marie Isidore de Bourbon, "comte de Montizón," born Aranjuez, 15 May 1822, died Hove (near Brighton) 18 November 1887)
    • found: Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon, June 5, 2014(Montizon, de (Comte); further names, Borbon, Juan Carlos Maria Isidro de; photographer; born Spain, 1822; died 1857 [error for 1887])
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    • 2014-06-05: new
    • 2014-06-25: revised
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