About photographs

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About photographs

Post by jose luis » 16 Apr 2004 18:22

has anyone any photographs or portraits of Spanish Kings Alfonso XII and Alfonso XIII with Austro-Hungarina uniformswho held Generals or colonels-propietors of any regiments.
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Post by CMF » 17 Apr 2004 10:39

The Inhaber bug strikes again . . . :D

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Alfonso XIII

Post by Djedj » 05 Jan 2006 21:20

Here is Alfonso XIII in the Hungarian General uniform :
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(of course he's the one to the right !)

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Now I must admit to still being puzzled by that photo ; though wearing a General Uniform, it looks like he's only ranked a Colonel.
And i've seen the same photo titled "König Alfons als Oberstinhaber".
It's been argued that the photo is not clear, but...
Was he ever a KuK General, or could that be a licence for a Royaly to wear a glorious uniform ?
(by the way he was Colonel-in-Chief of an Infantry regiment)

Would you happen to have any picture of him in "his Husares de Pavia" uniform ?
Spanish Hussars had great style !

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Post by a-h » 06 Jan 2006 21:34

Why "a Colonel"? This rank "only Rittmeister"!!!

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Post by Djedj » 07 Jan 2006 23:53

Well yeeeees technically you're right ;

Still knowing he was a Colonel-in-Chief (38. Infanterieregiment Alfons XIII., König von Spanien), I can't imagine him wearing Hauptman rank !

Does anybody know if he ever was General in the KuK Army ?

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