- Kings of Bavaria Maximilian I Joseph 1805–1825 Ludwig I 1825–1848 (d. 1868) Maximilian II 1848–1864 Ludwig II 1864–1886 Otto 1886–1913 (d. 1916) Prince Luitpold of Bavaria , Regent 1886–1912. Prince Ludwig of Bavaria, Regent 1912–1913 Ludwig III 1913–1918
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The Kings (later Emperors) of the Franks now assumed complete control, placing Bavaria under the rule of non-hereditary governors and civil servants. They were not Dukes but rather Kings of Bavaria. The Emperor Louis the Pious divided control of the Empire among his sons, and the divisions became permanent in the decades following his death in ...
King of Bavaria was a title held by the hereditary Wittelsbach rulers of Bavaria in the state known as the Kingdom of Bavaria from 1805 until 1918, when the kingdom was abolished. It was the second kingdom, almost a thousand years after the short-lived Carolingian kingdom of Bavaria.
This multi-part series will feature all of the Bavarian kings which ruled between the collapse of the Holy Roman Empire in 1806 and the fall of the Kingdom of Bavaria after World War I in 1918. Although the Kingdom of Bavaria did not actually last all that long (just over a century), it had some colorful figures as monarchs which left a lasting ...
Nov 14, 2016 · Ludwig would also be the last of the Bavarian kings and his short reign, marked by World War I, would, in fact, usher in the end of his family’s 738-year rule over Bavaria. Ludwig Luitpold Josef Maria Aloys Alfried was born on January 7, 1845 in Munich to Prince (later Prince Regent) Luitpold and Archduchess Auguste Ferdinande of Austria.
Nov 01, 2016 · King Otto I was the king who never reigned. His story was a tragic one that to this day remains unique in the history of Bavaria. He became king upon his older brother’s death, but as he had already been declared insane and mentally unfit to rule, his uncle took over his royal duties as prince regent.
Jun 28, 2014 · Ludwig became King of Bavaria upon his father’s death on October 13, 1825. He received the title “King of Bavaria” which he changed to “King of Bavaria, Duke of Franconia, Duke in Swabia and Count Palatine of the Rhine” (“ König von Bayern, Herzog von Franken, Herzog in Schwaben und Pfalzgraf bei Rhein “) in 1837.
Now in a peaceful succession, Carloman inherits Bavaria and the Ostmark, Louis the Younger gains Franconia, Saxony, and Thuringia, while Charles the Fat succeeds to Rhaetia and Alemannia (Swabia). As the oldest son, Carloman also retains de facto dominance over the Eastern Franks as a whole. 876 - 880 Carloman of Bavaria / Charles
His name was Ludwig III and was a member of the famous Wittelsbach dynasty, which had ruled Bavaria since the 12th century. The Wittelsbachs were Bavarian Dukes from as far back as 1180, and were awarded with the title of Kings on 1 January 1806.