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Don Carlos, pretender to Spain's throne, and his wife die within hours of each other of scarlet fever

Spain and Portugal, 1857, zoomable map
01/12/1861 to 01/13/1861
Pretender to the Spanish throne, Don Carlos, Count of Montemolin, and his wife Countess Maria died at Trieste in north-eastern Italy within hours of each other.  Don Carlos fell ill on January 11, 1861 and died the next day, his wife succumbed the day after that, reportedly from scarlet fever.  The fact that the pretender's brother had died only a few days before led to some speculation, however.  All three were buried in Trieste.  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
Chronicle, The Annual Register or a View of the History and Politics of the Year 1861 (London: F. & J. Rivington, 1862), 470.

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