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Encyclopedia > Karl Eugen, Duke of Württemberg

Karl II Eugen, Duke of Württemberg (11 February 1728 - 24 October 1793) was the eldest son of Duke Karl I Alexander and Maria Augusta Anna of Thurn und Taxis (11 August 1706) - 1 February 1756). February 11 is the 42nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Events Astronomical aberration discovered by the astronomer James Bradley Swedish academy of sciences founded at Uppsala Births February 21 - Emperor Peter III of Russia, husband of Catherine the Great (d. ... October 24 is the 297th day of the year (298th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 68 days remaining. ... 1793 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... The Princely House of Thurn und Taxis is a German family that was a key player in the postal (mail) services in Europe in the 16th century and is well known as owners of breweries and builders of countless castles. ... August 11 is the 223rd day of the year (224th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Events May 23 - Battle of Ramillies November 5 - Dublin Gazette first edition Births January 17, in Boston, MA - Benjamin Franklin, American politician (died 1790) January 28 - John Baskerville, printer, typefounder (died 1775) March 6 - Sir George Pocock, British admiral (died 1792) April 24 - Giovanni Battista Martini, Italian musician (died 1784... February 1 is the 32nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Events March 17 - St. ...

Maternal Ancestry

His maternal grandparents were Anselm Franz, Fürst of Thurn und Taxis (30 January 1681 - 8 November 1739) and Maria Ludovika Anna von Lobkowicz (20 October 1683 - 20 January 1750). Maria Ludovika was daughter of Ferdinand August Leopold von Lobkowicz zu Sagan and Maria Anna Wilhelmine of Baden-Baden. January 30 is the 30th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Events March 4 - Charles II of England grants a land charter to William Penn for the area that will later become Pennsylvania. ... November 8 is the 312th day of the year (313th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 53 days remaining. ... Events March 20 - Nadir Shah occupies Delhi in India and sacks the city stealing the jewels of the Peacock Throne, including the Koh-i-Noor September 9 - Stono Rebellion erupts near Charleston September 18 - Treaty of Belgrade signed October 3 - Treaty of Nissa signed October 23 - Great Britain declares war... October 20 is the 293rd day of the year (294th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 72 days remaining. ... Events June 6 - The Ashmolean Museum opens as the worlds first university museum. ... January 20 is the 20th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Events March 2 - Small earthquake in London April 4 - Small earthquake in Warrington, England August 23 - Small earthquake in Spalding, England September 30 - Small earthquake in Northampton, England November 16 – Westminster Bridge officially opened Jonas Hanway is the first Englishman to use an umbrella James Gray reveals her sex to... Map of Germany showing Baden_Baden Baden_Baden is a town in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. ...

Maria Anna was a daughter of Wilhelm, Marquess of Baden-Baden (1593 - 1677) and Maria Magdalena von Oetingen-Baldern (c. 1619 - 1688). Her paternal grandparents were Edward Fortunatus of Baden (1565 - 1600) and Maria, Baroness of Eicken (c. 1569 - 1636. Events May 18 - Playwright Thomas Kyds accusations of heresy lead to an arrest warrant for Christopher Marlowe. ... Events First performance of Racines tragedy, Phèdre Sarah Churchill marries John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough Battle of Cassel, Philippe I of Orléans defeats William of Orange Mary II of England marries William of Orange English Statute of frauds is passed into law Battle of Landskrona Elias... Events May 13 - Dutch statesman Johan van Oldenbarnevelt is executed in The Hague after having been accused of treason. ... Events A high-powered conspiracy of notables, the Immortal Seven, invite William and Mary to depose James II of England. ... Events March 1 - the city of Rio de Janeiro is founded April 27 - Cebu City is established becoming the first Spanish settlement in the Philippines. ... Events January January 1 - Scotland adopts January 1st as being New Years Day February February 17 - Giordano Bruno burned in a stake for heresy July July 2 - Battle of Nieuwpoort: Dutch forces under Maurice of Nassau defeat Spanish forces under Archduke Albert in a battle on the coastal dunes. ... Events January 11 - First recorded lottery in England. ... Events February 24 - King Christian of Denmark gives an order that all beggars that are able to work must be sent to Brinholmen Island to build ships or as galley rowers March 26 - Utrecht University founded in The Netherlands. ...

Edward was a son of Christoph, Marquess of Baden-Rodemachern (1537 - 1575) and Cecilia of Sweden. (1540 - 1627). Events January 6 - Alessandro de Medici assassinated August 25 - The Honourable Artillery Company, the oldest surviving regiment in the British Army, and the second most senior, was formed. ... Events August 5 - Henry Sidney is appointed Lord Lieutenant of Ireland. ... Cecilia of Sweden, also Cecilia Vasa (Stockholm, November 16, 1540 - Sweden and daughter of King Gustav I and Queen Margareta Leijonhufvud. ... Events January 6 - King Henry VIII of England marries Anne of Cleves, his fourth Queen consort. ... Events A Dutch ship makes the first recorded sighting of the coast of South Australia. ...

Life Account

Born in Brussels, he succeeded his father as ruler of Württemberg at the age of 9. He ruled until his death in 1793, when he was succeeded by his younger brother. Emblem of the Brussels-Capital Region Flag of The City of Brussels Brussels (Dutch: Brussel, French: Bruxelles, German: Brüssel) is the capital of Belgium and is considered by many to be the de facto capital of the European Union, as two of its three main institutions have their headquarters... 1793 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ...

He was an early patron of Friedrich Schiller. Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller (November 10, 1759 – May 9, 1805), usually known as Friedrich Schiller, was a German poet, philosopher, historian, and dramatist. ...

He died in Hohenheim.

Preceded by:
Karl Alexander
Duke of Württemberg
Succeeded by:
Ludwig Eugen



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