3 days ago · Franz Bonaventura Adalbert Maria Herzog von Bayern (born 14 July 1933), commonly known by the courtesy title Duke of Bavaria, is the 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.
Oct 13, 2020 · Duke of Bavaria: 555 (c.) 591: Some sources call him "King of the Bavarians". Tassilo I: Duke of Bavaria: 591 (c.) 610: Named rex (king) at his ascension. Garibald II: Duke of Bavaria: 610 (c.) 630: Theodo: Duke of Bavaria: 680 (c.) 716 (?) By the time of Theodo, who died in 716 or 717, the Bavarian duchy had achieved complete independence from the Frankish kings.
Sep 23, 2020 · Maximilian I, (born April 17, 1573, Munich, Bavaria [Germany]—died Sept. 27, 1651, Ingolstadt, Bavaria), duke of Bavaria from 1597 and elector from 1623, a champion of the Roman Catholic side during the Thirty Years’ War (1618–48).
Oct 05, 2020 · Jacoba Of Bavaria, Dutch Jacoba Van Beieren, French Jacqueline De Bavière, (born July 25, 1401, Le Quesnoy, Flanders [now in France]—died Oct. 9, 1436, Teilingen, near Leiden [Netherlands]), duchess of Bavaria, countess of Holland, Zeeland, and Hainaut, whose forced cession of sovereignty in the three counties to Philip the Good, duke of Burgundy, in 1428, consolidated Burgundian dominion in the Low Countries.
Oct 01, 2020 · King Ludwig II of Bavaria Although his costly creations would inspire the castles of Disney, the tale of Ludwig II of Bavaria, a.k.a. “the fairy-tale king,” has anything but a happy ending. Aloof,...
5 days ago · A Court Artist From October 1424 to 1425 CE Jan van Eyck was employed as a miniaturist by John III, Duke of Bavaria and Count of Holland (l. 1374-1425 CE), a position which took him to The Hague. The artist then moved on to another court, this time that of Philip the Good, Duke of Burgundy (r. 1419-1467 CE).
Sep 22, 2020 · Different sources state different things and refer to him as Duke Max in Bavaria, but really it seems he is Prince Max of Bavaria, Duke in Bavaria. He is not The Duke in Bavaria. I see there is, coincidently, a similar discussion on another forum on the same issue.
Realizing the gravity of the situation somewhat tardily, some of the German princes, among them the electors of Saxony and Bavaria, led their contingents to the Imperial Army, which was commanded by the emperor's brother-in-law, Charles, duke of Lorraine, but the most redoubtable of Leopold's allies was the king of Poland, John III Sobieski ...
Oct 09, 2020 · The Order found itself in deep trouble once Duke Karl Theodor, the head of the state of Bavaria, acted on various damaging rumours being spread about the Illuminati and the Masonic anti-clerical and anti-government teachings. He issued his first edict in 1784 banning all secret societies that were not officially authorised.
Oct 04, 2020 · Heinrich Ludolfinger, duke of Bavaria etc. intermittently 955–995 the Restorer: Good: Kazimierz I Piast, king of Poland 1039–1058 the Saint: Good: Ildebrando da Soana, future Pope Gregory VII, in 1066 a courtier in the county of Parma; Several other characters; the Silent: Bad: Bernat d'Armagnac, count of Armagnac 1011–1064 the Stammerer: Bad