Jun 03, 2021 · Duke Ludwig Wilhelm Karl Norbert Theodor Johann in Bavaria (17 January 1884 – 5 November 1968) was a member of the Kingdom of Bavaria's ruling dynasty, the House of Wittelsbach. From 1909 he was the head of the Wittelsbachs' cadet branch , the Dukes in Bavaria , heirs of the Counts Palatine of Birkenfeld-Gelnhausen .
5 days ago · Franz Joseph was born 18 August 1830 in the Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna (on the 65th anniversary of the death of Francis of Lorraine) as the eldest son of Archduke Franz Karl (the younger son of Holy Roman Emperor Francis II), and his wife Princess Sophie of Bavaria.
May 25, 2021 · Prince Johann Georg of Hohenzollern (Johann Georg Carl Leopold Eitel-Friedrich Meinrad Maria Hubertus Michael; 31 July 1932 – 2 March 2016) was a German prince, and through his marriage to Princess Birgitta of Sweden, was brother-in-law of King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden.
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Born in Possenhofen Castle, her father was Karl-Theodor, Duke in Bavaria, head of a cadet branch of the Bavarian royal family, and an ophthalmologist. She was named after her father's sister, Empress Elisabeth of Austria, better known as Sisi. Her mother was Maria Josepha of Portugal, daughter of exiled Miguel I of Portugal. Charlotte, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg, Empress Zita, the last Empress of Austria and Queen of Hungary, and Felix of Bourbon-Parma, husband of Grand Duchess Charlotte and brother of Empress Zita, were among Elisabeth's first cousins. An artist himself, Duke Karl-Theodor cultivated the artistic tastes of his family and Elisabeth was raised with a deep love for painting, music and sculpture. At her father's clinic, where her mother assisted her father as a nurse, Elisabeth obtained exposure to productive labor and to human suffering unusual at that time for a princess.
In Munich on 2 October 1900, Duchess Elisabeth married Prince Albert I, second-in-line to the throne of Belgium (after his father Prince Philippe, Count of Flanders). Upon her husband's accession to the Belgian throne in 1909, Elisabeth became queen. The Congolese city of Élisabethville, today Lubumbashi, was named in her honor. They first met in 1897 at the funeral of Elisabeth's aunt Duchess Sophie Charlotte in Bavaria, who was also the mother-in-law of Albert's sister Henriette. At the time, Prince Albert was the heir to his uncle Leopold II of Belgium. Albert was the second son of Prince Philippe, Count of Flanders and Princess Marie of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, a sister of King Carol I of Romania. At birth, Albert occupied the third place in the line of succession behind his father and elder brother, Prince Baudouin. The unexpected death of Baudouin in January 1891 immediately raised Albert to prominence within his co...
The city of Lubumbashi in Congo (Kinshasa) was formerly known as "Élisabethville", and it was named in her honor when it was founded in 1910 in what was then the Belgian Congo. It adopted its current name in 1966 when, after six years of wrangling following independence, the regime of Joseph Desire Mobutubegan purging The Congo of its colonial-era place names. The Queen Elisabeth Competition, an international competition for career-starting musicians held in Brussels, is named after her.King Leopold III of Belgium, born 3 November 1901, and died at Woluwe-Saint-Lamberton 25 September 1983.Prince Charles, Count of Flanders, born Brussels 10 October 1903, and died at Ostendon 1 June 1983.Marie-José, Queen of Italy, born Ostend 4 August 1906, and died in Thonex, Switzerlandon 27 January 2001.
1. House of Wittelsbach: Dame of St. Elizabeth, 1st Class 2. Belgium: Grand Cordon of the Royal Order of Leopold
1. France: Grand Cross of the Legion of Honour, 14 November 1918 2. Empire of Japan: Grand Cordon of the Precious Crown 3. Luxembourg: Dame of the Gold Lion of Nassau 4. Netherlands: 4.1. Grand Cross of the Netherlands Lion 4.2. Queen Juliana Inauguration Medal 5. Poland: 5.1. Dame of the White Eagle 5.2. Cross of Valour Medal, 1922 6. Romanian Royal Family: Honorary Grand Cross of the Order of Carol I 7. Spanish Royal Family: Dame of the Order of Queen Maria Luisa, 24 June 1910 8. United Kin...
1. Alliance Coat of Arms of King Albert I and Queen Elisabeth 2. Royal Monogram of Queen Elisabeth of BelgiumMedia related to Queen Elisabeth of Belgiumat Wikimedia CommonsNewspaper clippings about Elisabeth of Bavaria, Queen of Belgium in the 20th Century Press Archives of the ZBWPortraits of Elisabeth of Bavaria, Queen of Belgium at the National Portrait Gallery, London
May 26, 2021 · King Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria. King Maximilian I Joseph was the first King of Bavaria, reigning from 1806 until his death in 1825. He was born on May 27, 1756, in Schwetzingen, Electorate of the Palatine, now in Baden-Württemberg, Germany, the son of Friedrich Michael, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld and Maria Franziska, Countess Palatine of Sulzbach.
Jun 11, 2021 · On 4 November 1824, Franz Karl married Princess Sophie of Bavaria, daughter of King Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria.Despite Franz Karl’s issues, Sophie’s family agreed to the marriage because they thought that the disabilities of Franz Karl’s brother might cause Franz Karl to succeed to the throne.
May 25, 2021 · Interestingly, Elisabeth Ludovika of Bavaria, who was considered to be of correct rank, was descended from both Bogusław Radziwiłł and Janusz Radziwiłł. In 1824, the King turned to childless Alexander I of Russia to adopt Elisa, but the Russian Tsar declined.
May 28, 2021 · Mathilde Ludovika, Duchess in Bavaria (30 September 1843 – 18 June 1925) was the fourth daughter of Maximilian, Duke in Bavaria and Princess Ludovika of Bavaria. Her mother was the youngest daughter of King Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria by his second wife Margravine Karoline of Baden.
May 23, 2021 · Helene caroline therese, duchess in bavaria (4 april 1834 – 16 may 1890) of the house of wittelsbach, nicknamed néné, was a bavarian princess and, through marriage, temporarily the head of the thurn and taxis family.
May 29, 2021 · Sich selbst beschreibt sie als ehrlich und offen, klein. She was one of the ten children of maximilian joseph, duke in bavaria and princess ludovika of bavaria. Source: www.augsburger-allgemeine.de. She was one of the ten children of maximilian joseph, duke in bavaria and princess ludovika of bavaria.