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Archduke Wilhelm Franz of Austria

Archduke Wilhelm Franz Karl of Austria-Teschen (21 April 1827 – 29 April 1894) was an Archduke of Austria from the Habsburg dynasty.

He was born in Vienna as the son of Archduke Charles, Duke of Teschen (1771-1847) and Princess Henrietta of Nassau-Weilburg (1797-1829). He was a grandson of Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor (1747-1792) and nephew of Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor (1768-1835).

Monarchical Styles of
Archduke Wilhem Franz of Austria
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Reference style His Imperial and Royal Highness
Spoken style Your Imperial and Royal Highness
Alternative style Sir

He held the office of Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights in 1863. He gained the rank of General Field Marshal in the service of the Austrian Army. He was Governor of the Federal Fortress of Mainz.

He died unmarried and without issue in Weikersdorf.

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