Francis I o the Twa Sicilies

Francis I o the Twa Sicilies (Francesco Gennaro Giuseppe; 19 August 1777 – 8 November 1830) wis King o the Twa Sicilies frae 1825 tae 1830 an a member o the Spaingie ryal faimily. Afore acomin king his wis styled as the "Hereditary Prince o Naples". He mairit twice an wis suceedit bi his son Ferdinand II o the Twa Sicilies.

Francis I
Carlo De Falco - Ritratto di Francesco I.jpg
1829 Portrait bi Carlo de Falco.
Keeng o the Twa Sicilies
Ring4 Januar 1825 – 8 November 1830
PredecessorFerdinand I
SuccessorFerdinand II
Born19 August 1777(1777-08-19)
Ryal Pailace, Naples
Dee'd8 November 1830(1830-11-08) (aged 53)
Naples, Twa Sicilies
BuirialBasilica o Santa Chiara, Naples
Full name
Francesco Gennaro Giuseppe di Borbone
HooseBourbons o the Twa Sicilies
FaitherFerdinand I o the Twa Sicilies
MitherMaria Carolina o Austrick
ReleegionRoman Catholicism
Great Royal Coat of Arms of the Two Sicilies.svg

First mairiageEedit

On 26 Juin 1797 he mairit his relation Airchduchess Maria Clementina o Austrick, a dochter o Leopold I, Grand Duke o Tuscany an his wife Maria Luisa o Spain, Maria Luisa wis a dochter o Carlos III o Spain.

Issue with Hereditary Princess Maria ClementinaEedit

  1. Princess Maria Carolina o the Twa Sicilies (5 November 1798 – 17 Aprile 1870) mairit Charles Ferdinand d'Artois, Duke o Berry an haed issue.
  2. Prince Ferdinando Francesco d'Assisi o Naples an Sicily (27 August 1800 – 1 Julie 1801) died in infancy.

Secoint mairiageEedit

On 6 Julie 1802 mairit Infanta María Isabella o Spain, a dochter o Charles IV o Spain an his Italian wife Maria Luisa o Parma.

Issue with Queen María IsabellaEedit

  1. Princess Luisa Carlotta o the Twa Sicilies 24 October 1804 – 29 Januar 1844) mairit Infante Francisco de Paula o Spain, Duke o Cadiz an haed issue.
  2. Maria Christina o the Twa Sicilies (27 Aprile 1806 – 22 August 1878) mairit Ferdinand VII o Spain an haed issue.
  3. Ferdinand II o the Twa Sicilies (12 Januar 1810 – 22 Mey 1859) mairit twice an haed issue.
  4. Prince Carlo Ferdinando o the Twa Sicilies, Prince o Capua (10 November 1811 – 22 Aprile 1862) mairit Penelope Smyth an haed issue.
  5. Prince Leopold o the Twa Sicilies, Coont o Syracuse (22 Mey 1813 – 4 December 1860) mairit Maria Vittoria o Savoy, nae issue.
  6. Princess Maria Antonia o the Twa Sicilies (19 December 1814 – 7 November 1898) mairit Leopold II, Grand Duke o Tuscany an haed issue.
  7. Prince Antonio o the Twa Sicilies, Coont o Lecce (23 September 1816 – 12 Januar 1843) niver mairit, nae issue.
  8. Princess Maria Amalia o the Twa Sicilies (25 Februar 1818 – 6 November 1857) mairit Infante Sebastian o Portugal and Spain, nae issue.
  9. Princess Maria Carolina o the Twa Sicilies (29 November 1820 – 14 Januar 1861) mairit Infante Carlos o Spain, Coont o Montemolin, nae issue.
  10. Teresa Cristina o the Twa Sicilies (14 Mairch 1822 - 28 December 1889) mairit Pedro II o Brazil an haed issue.
  11. Prince Louis o the Twa Sicilies, Coont o Aquila (19 Julie 1824 – 5 Mairch 1897) mairit Princess Januária o Brazil nae issue.
  12. Prince Francis o the Twa Sicilies, Coont o Trapani mairit Airchduchess Maria Isabella o Austrick an haed issue.

Teetles an stylesEedit

  • 17 December 1778 - 4 Januar 1825 His Ryal Highness The Hereditary Prince o Naples
  • 4 Januar 1825 – 8 November 1830 His Majesty The King o the Twa Sicilies.

External linksEedit

  Media relatit tae Francis I o the Twa Sicilies at Wikimedia Commons