Karl Ludwig of Austria
Karl Ludwig
Vital statistics
Sex Male
Born 30 July 1833
Vienna, Austria
Died 19 May 1896
Vienna, Austria
Nationality Austrian
Family Archduke Franz Ferdinand (son)
Franz Joseph I of Austria (brother)
Crown Prince Rudolf (nephew)
Position Archduke of Austria
Behind the scenes
Appearances Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

Archduke Karl Ludwig Joseph Maria of Austria was an Austrian prince and the younger brother of Emperor Franz Joseph I. After the suicide of his nephew Crown Prince Rudolf in 1889, he became heir to the throne of Austria-Hungary; however, he died only a few years later after drinking contaminated water from the Jordan while on pilgrimage to Palestine.

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

In 1891, the Archduke was sent along with the Austro-Hungarian ambassador to the European peace summit at Reichenbach in Switzerland.