Prince Carl of Solms-Braunfels, nicknamed "Texas-Carl" (born July 27, 1812 in Neustrelitz, en:Mecklenburg-Strelitz; died November 13, 1875 near Bad Kreuznach) was an Austro-Hungarian en:Lieutenant General and founder of the town en:New Braunfels, en:Comal County in Texas. He grew up in Germany and was related to the royal families of England, Russia, and Belgium. His full name was Friedrich Wilhelm Carl Ludwig Georg Alfred Alexander, Prince of Solms, Lord of Braunfels, Grafenstein, Münzenberg, Wildenfels, and Sonnenwalde.
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