1771 – Born on September 5th. He was adopted and raised in Vienna by his aunt Marie Christine of Austria and her husband Albert of Saxe-Teschen.
1795 – Served on the Rhine.
1796 – He was marked as one of the greatest generals in Europe due to his conduct of the operations against Jourdan and Moreau.
1797 – Arrested the victorious march of General Bonaparte in Italy.
1799 – Opposed Jourdan and invaded Switzerland.
1802 – The diet of Regensburg erected a statue in his honor and to give him the title of savior of his country.
1815 – Married Princess Henriette of Nassau-Weilburg, a great great granddaughter of King George II of England. They had five sons and two daughters.
1822 – He succeeded to the duchy of Saxe-Teschen and became the Duke of Teschen.
1847 – Charles died at Vienna on April 30th and was buried in tomb 122 in the New Vault of the Imperial Crypt in Vienna.