Charles I of Austria

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Charles I
Emperor Charles I of Austria.jpg
Reign1916-1918
PredecessorFranz Joseph
SuccessorMonarchy Abolished
SpouseZita of Bourbon-Parma

Charles I Of Austria (17 August 1887-1 April 1922) was the last emperor of Austria and Bohemia from 1918 to 1922. He is also called Blessed Charles. He was also king of the Croatian Empire. When Ferdinand of Austria was assassinated, Charles became the Crown Prince of Austria.

Franz Joseph I of Austria died in 1916, and then Charles became king. The monarchy was abolished in 1918. He spent his final years trying to restore the monarchy but was exiled to Madeira. He died of respiratory failure on Saturday, April 1 1922 at 34.

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