Charles William Ferdinand was born in the town of Wolfenbüttel on 9 October 1735, probably in Wolfenbüttel Castle.  He was the first-born son of Charles I, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel and his wife Philippine Charlotte.
Charles d'Ursel; Charles-Joseph, 4th Duke d'Ursel; Charles I, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (1713–1780) Charles III of Spain (1716–1788), first son of the second marriage of Philip V with Elizabeth Farnese of Parma "Bonnie Prince Charlie" Charles Edward Stuart (1720–1788), exiled claimant to the thrones of England, Scotland, and Ireland
Charles's father and his advisors went about arranging a marriage for him. Their eyes fell upon Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, the eldest child of Louis Rudolph, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel. She was held to be strikingly beautiful by her contemporaries. On 1 August 1708, in Barcelona, Charles married her by proxy.
Frederick William, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (German: Friedrich Wilhelm; 9 October 1771 – 16 June 1815), was a German prince and Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg and Oels. Nicknamed " The Black Duke ", he was a military officer who led the Black Brunswickers against French domination in Germany.
Prince Charles II of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel also protested these violent annexations from his places of exile in Paris, as well as Geneva Switzerland, and from the UK. His protests included repudiations of the new entities and titles created by the Council of Vienna, most of which were published in the Gazette on an annual basis.
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Charles III 17 May 1849 – 27 March 1854 14 January 1823 Pianore son of Charles II, Duke of Parma and Maria Teresa of Savoy: Louise Marie Thérèse of France 10 November 1845 4 children 27 March 1854 Parma aged 31 Robert I 27 March 1854 – 9 June 1859 9 July 1848 Florence son of Charles III, Duke of Parma and Louise Marie Thérèse of France