Karl Anton Joachim Fürst von Hohenzollern- Sigmaringen
(07.09.1811 – 02.06.1885)
place of birth:  Krauchenwies, Fürstentum Hohenzollern
Königreich Preußen:  Ministerpräsident


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.


Ministerpräsident ........... 06.11.1858  -  12.03.1862

General der Infanterie ..... 31.05.1859

Pour le Mérite .................... 31.07.1866