- Franz, Duke of Bavaria (German: Franz Bonaventura Adalbert Maria Herzog von Bayern; born 14 July 1933) 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 deposed in 1918. Franz was born in Munich.
Franz, Duke of Bavaria (German: Franz Bonaventura Adalbert Maria Herzog von Bayern; born 14 July 1933) 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 deposed in 1918.
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.
Duchess Marie-Caroline Hedwig Eleonore in Bavaria (born 23 June 1969 in Munich), married on 27 July 1991 in Tegernsee, Duke Philipp of Württemberg (born 1 November 1964 in Friedrichshafen), son of Carl, Duke of Württemberg, and Princess Diane of Orléans. They have four children:
In 1180 Frederick I, Holy Roman Emperor gave Bavaria to Otto I Wittelsbach, Duke of Bavaria of the House of Wittelsbach. Though Otto I was the third duke of Bavaria named Otto he is called Otto I as founder of the new dynasty.
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 .
Henry III, duke of Saxony (1142–80) and of Bavaria (as Henry XII, 1156–80), a strong supporter of the emperor Frederick I Barbarossa. Henry spent his early years recovering his ancestral lands of Saxony (1142) and Bavaria (1154–56), thereafter founding the city of Munich (1157), enhancing the
Sep 17, 2014 · His Royal Highness Franz Bonaventura Adalbert Maria von Bayern, Duke of Bavaria, Duke in Franconia and Swabia, and Count-Palatine of the Rhine, could add King of Scotland to his titles. The 81-year-old Duke is descended from James I, the king who first united the Scottish and English thrones in 1603, and his son Charles I.
Jordan asserts that there is no record in the 12th century of a count in Bavaria being appointed by the crown , although it is clear that there must have been some crown land in Bavaria as Emperor Friedrich I "Barbarossa" enfeoffed Heinrich "der Löwe" with numerous imperial fiefs when he installed him as duke of Bavaria in 1156 . Regensburg, always the residence of the dukes of Bavaria, became an imperial free city in the 13th century.
Jan 22, 2019 · Duc de Basse-Bavière (555-592) Garibald I of Bavaria Garibald I (also Garivald) (born 540) was Duke (or King) of Bavaria from 555 until 591. He stands at the head of the Bavarian Dynasty. After the death of the Merovingian king Theudebald, Theudebald's successor Clotaire I married his widow Waldrada (531 – 572), daughter of the Lombard king Wacho.
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