Queen Amelia of Portugal was the wife of the assassinated King Carlos.
The Great Lisbon Earthquake: November 1, 1755 was to be a sunny autumn day in the , one of the most important and richest seaports of Europe. The locals were profoundly religious, and the city was preparing to celebrate the obligatory holy day of the Feast of All Saints. At 9:30 in the morning the inhabitants were alarmed by weak tremors. Christian Staqueler, consul of the German city of Hamburg, remembers in a later report: “First
Princess Amélie of Orléans was the Queen Consort of King Carlos I of Portugal. Born Marie Amélie Louise Hélène d’Orléans on September 28, 1865, in Twickenham England, where her family had been living in exile since Napoleon III had assumed the French throne in 1848. She was the eldest of the eight children of Prince Philippe, Count of Paris, and Princess Marie Isabelle of Orléans.