King Carlo Felix (1765-1831) and Queen Maria Cristina of Naples and Sicily


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Carlo Felix (Italian: Carlo Felice Giuseppe Maria; 6 April 1765 – 27 April 1831) was the King of Sardinia and ruler of the Savoyard states from 12 March 1821 until his death in 1831. He was the last male-line member of the House of Savoy that started with Victor Amadeus I of Savoy, and caused the line of Victor Amadeus I's younger brother Thomas Francis, Prince of Carignano to seize the throne after Felix's death.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Felix_of_Sardinia

King of Sardinia
Duke of Savoy:

Reign: 12 March 1821 – 27 April 1831
Coronation: 25 April 1821
Predecessor: Victor Emmanuel I
Successor: Charles Albert
Duke of Genoa:
Reign: 18 June 1815 – 27 April 1831
Successor: Ferdinand I
Born: 6 April 1765
Royal Palace, Turin, Kingdom of Sardinia
Died: 27 April 1831 (aged 66)
Palazzo Chiablese, Turin, Kingdom of Sardinia
Burial: 28 April 1831
Hautecombe Abbey, Saint-Pierre-de-Curtille
Spouse: Maria Cristina of Naples and Sicily ​(m. 1807)​
Names:
Carlo Felice Giuseppe Maria di Savoia
House: House of Savoy
Father: Victor Amadeus III of Sardinia
Mother: Maria Antonia Ferdinanda of Spain
Religion: Roman Catholicism

Maria Cristina of Naples and Sicily (Maria Cristina Amelia Teresa; 17 January 1779 – 11 March 1849) was a Princess of Naples and Sicily and later Queen of Sardinia as wife of King Charles Felix. She was a daughter of Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies and Maria Carolina of Austria.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maria_Cristina_of_Naples_and_Sicily

Queen consort of Sardinia
Tenure 12 March 1821 – 27 April 1831
Born: 17 January 1779
Caserta Palace, Caserta, Kingdom of Naples
Died: 11 March 1849 (aged 70)
Savona, Kingdom of Sardinia
Burial: Hautecombe Abbey, Saint-Pierre-de-Curtille
Spouse: Charles Felix of Sardinia(m. 1807; died 1831)​
Names:
Maria Cristina Amelia Teresa
House: Bourbon-Two Sicilies
Father: Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies
Mother: Maria Carolina of Austria
 
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Felix_of_Sardinia

King of Sardinia
Duke of Savoy:

Reign: 12 March 1821 – 27 April 1831
Coronation: 25 April 1821
Predecessor: Victor Emmanuel I
Successor: Charles Albert
Duke of Genoa:
Reign: 18 June 1715 – 27 April 1831
Successor: Ferdinand I
Born: 6 April 1765
Royal Palace, Turin, Kingdom of Sardinia
Died: 27 April 1831 (aged 66)
Palazzo Chiablese, Turin, Kingdom of Sardinia
Burial: 28 April 1831
Hautecombe Abbey, Saint-Pierre-de-Curtille
Spouse: Maria Cristina of Naples and Sicily ​(m. 1807)​
Names:
Carlo Felice Giuseppe Maria di Savoia
House: House of Savoy
Father: Victor Amadeus III of Sardinia
Mother: Maria Antonia Ferdinanda of Spain
Religion: Roman Catholicism

Excuse my ignorance, but how was he Duke of Genoa before being Duke of Savoy and King of Sardinia? Didn't the title of Duke of Genoa belong to King Victor Emmanuel I? Or was it used by courtesy (as a subsidiary title of the King of Sardinia) by Charles Felix as the heir presumptive?

Also, I think the dates are wrong. Charles Felix must have been Duke of Genoa from1815, when the Duchy was created and incorporated into the Sardinia-Piemondt state by the Congress of Vienna, rather than 1715. In fact, Charles Felix was only born in 1765, so he couldn't have been Duke of Genoa since 1715!
 
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