Prince Carl of Solms-Braunfels Photo

Prince Carl of Solms-Braunfels

Born: Jul 27, 1812

Death: Nov 13, 1875

Birthplace: Neustrelitz

Nationality: Germany

Prince Carl of Solms-Braunfels

Date of Birth : Jul 27, 1812
Date of Death : Nov 13, 1875
Birth Place : Neustrelitz

Prince Carl of Solms-Braunfels, was a German prince and military officer in both the Austrian army and in the cavalry of the Grand Duchy of Hesse. As Commissioner General of the Adelsverein, he spearheaded the establishment of colonies of German immigrants in Texas. Prince Solms named New Braunfels, Texas in honor of his homeland.

Also known as


  • Carl Solms-Braunfels

Parents


  • Frederica of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
  • Prince Frederick William of Solms-Braunfels

Spouse


  • Luise Auguste Stephanie Beyrich
  • Princess Sophie of Salm-Salm; Lowenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg
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