Karl von Habsburg facts for kids
|Karl von Habsburg|
|Archduke of Austria, Royal Prince of Hungary, Bohemia and Croatia|
Karl at the General Assembly of Blue Shield International in the Vienna City Hall
|Head of the House of Habsburg-Lorraine|
|Tenure||1 January 2007 – present|
|Predecessor||Otto von Habsburg|
|Heir apparent||Archduke Ferdinand|
|Born||11 January 1961
Starnberg, Bavaria, West Germany
Baroness Francesca Thyssen-Bornemisza (m. 1993)
|Father||Otto, Crown Prince of Austria|
|Mother||Princess Regina of Saxe-Meiningen|
Karl von Habsburg (Karl Thomas Robert Maria Franziskus Georg Bahnam; born 11 January 1961), also known as Karl of Austria and referred to by his ancestral titles as Archduke of Austria, Royal Prince of Hungary, Bohemia and Croatia, is an Austrian politician, the current head of the House of Habsburg-Lorraine. He was a Member of the European Parliament for the Austrian People's Party 1996–1999.
Like his father, he is known as a supporter for the Pan-European movement.
In March 2020, during the 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic, he tested positive for the virus.
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