Franz was born on 14 July 1933 in Munich, the son of Albrecht, Duke of Bavaria, and his morganatic wife, Countess Maria Draskovich of Trakostjan of the House of Drašković, a Croatian noble family. On 18 May 1949, when Franz was 15, his grandfather Crown Prince Rupprecht recognised the marriage of Franz's parents as dynastic , and Franz became ...
Rulers of Bavaria Ducal Bavaria (also known as the "Old Stem duchy") Agilolfing Dynasty. Around 548 the kings of the Franks placed the border region of Bavaria under the administration of a duke — possibly Frankish or possibly chosen from amongst the local leading families — who was supposed to act as a regional governor for the Frankish king.
Maximilian I, duke of Bavaria from 1597 and elector from 1623, a champion of the Roman Catholic side during the Thirty Years’ War (1618–48). After a strict Jesuit education and a fact-finding trip to Bohemia and Italy, Maximilian succeeded to the ducal throne on his father’s abdication in 1597.
Other articles where Welf I is discussed: Henry IV: Early years: … IV, the new duke (as Welf I) of Bavaria, and with Rudolf, the duke of Swabia, Henry was forced to grant immunity to the rebels in 1073 and had to agree to the razing of the royal Harz Castle in the final peace treaty in February 1074.
Duke Philip of Bavaria. Duke Philip of Bavaria is a character in The Tudors.A German prince and a member of the Protestant League, he appears in "The Undoing of Cromwell" as a potential suitor for Princess Mary Tudor, having been encouraged to pursue her by his cousin (and Mary's new stepmother) Anne of Cleves.
Jan 22, 2019 · From Wikepedia: Tassilo II (died c.719) was a ruler in southern Germany.. He was the son, probably third, of Theodo of Bavaria and Folchaid. Sometime before 715, Theodo divided his duchy and associated with its rule the eldest two of his four sons.
- Tassilo III von Bayern, Regarde of Bavaria, Aldegonde of Bavaria, ... of Bavaria
- Folchaide (Folchaid), Theodo II, duke of Bavaria
Oct 25, 2015 · Franz, Duke of Bavaria, is head of the House of Wittelsbach, the former ruling family of the Kingdom of Bavaria. His great-grandfather King Ludwig III was the last ruling monarch of Bavaria until ...
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Sep 17, 2014 · Bavaria has its own independence movement, although it is far less influential than Scotland's and doesn't have a single seat in parliament. Scotland's is not the only royal throne the Duke could ...
Jan 22, 2019 · About Theudebert II, duke of Bavaria historical [modern] placenames: birth & death - Duchy of Bavaria, Kingdom of the Franks [Free State of Bavaria, Germany] The Duchy of Bavaria was, from the sixth through the eighth century, a frontier region in the southeastern part of the Merovingian kingdom and was ruled by dukes under Frankish lordship.
Thietmar records that "the empress…enthroned her brother Heinrich as duke of Bavaria" in 1018 . As "Hezzilo Duke of Bavaria", brother of Empress Kunigunda, he is recorded as the latter's adviser in Wipo's description of the election of Konrad II King of Germany in 1024 .