Karl Anton Joachim Fürst von Hohenzollern-
(07.09.1811 – 02.06.1885)
place of birth: Krauchenwies, Fürstentum Hohenzollern
Karl Anton was the eldest son of and Karl Fürst von
Hohenzollern- Sigmaringen, and thus later himself Prince of the House of
Hohenzollern- Sigmaringen from 1849 to 1885. He was also the last ruler
of the Hohenzollern lands before they were incorporated into Prussia. As
Prince of Hohenzollern, he served as Prussia's Minister President from
1858 to 1862. He was married to Princess Josephine of Baden, and their
son Anton was killed in action during the Battle of Königgrätz in
1866. His son Karl I (Carol I) was King of Romania from 1881 to 1914.
Prince Karl Anton died on 2 June 1885 in Sigmaringen.
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