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Charles III, King of Spain, 1716-1788

LC control no.n 79065283
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Personal name headingCharles III, King of Spain, 1716-1788
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Variant(s)Carlo, di Borbone, 1716-1788
Di Borbone, Carlo, King of Spain, 1716-1788
Borbone, Carlo di, King of Spain, 1716-1788
Carlo I, Duke of Parma, 1716-1788
Carlos III, King of Spain, 1716-1788
Carlo, King of the Two Sicilies, 1716-1788
See alsoSpain. Sovereign (1759-1788 : Charles III)
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Biography/History noteCharles 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.
Birth date1716-01-20
Death date1788-12-14
Place of birthMadrid (Spain)
Place of deathMadrid (Spain)
Profession or occupationKings and rulers
Found inGulino, G. La Sicilia e Carlo di Borbone ... 1940.
Charles III, 1834: title page (par mm. d'Epagny et Deyeux)
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)