Charles Theodore (German: Karl Theodor; 11 December 1724 – 16 February 1799) reigned as Prince-elector and Count Palatine from 1742, as Duke of Jülich and Berg from 1742 and also as prince-elector and Duke of Bavaria from 1777 to his death. He was a member of the House of Palatinate-Sulzbach, a branch of the House of Wittelsbach.
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.
Albrecht, Duke of Bavaria (Albrecht Luitpold Ferdinand Michael; 3 May 1905 – 8 July 1996) was the son of the last crown prince of Bavaria, Rupprecht, and his first wife, Duchess Marie Gabrielle in Bavaria. He was the only child from that marriage that reached adulthood.
Background He was the third son of Wilhelm Karl, Duke of Urach (1864-1928), a German general in the First World War who was briefly chosen as king of Lithuania. His mother was Amalie (1865-1912), daughter of Karl-Theodor, Duke in Bavaria and a niece of Empress Elisabeth of Austria. Amalie's sister was the Queen of the Belgians.
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.
2. Mindaugas II of Lithuania: 10. Florestan I, Prince of Monaco: 5. Princess Florestine of Monaco: 11. Maria Caroline Gibert de Lametz: 1. Karl Gero, Duke of Urach: 12. Duke Maximilian Joseph in Bavaria: 6. Duke Karl-Theodor in Bavaria: 13. Princess Ludovika of Bavaria: 3. Duchess Amalie in Bavaria: 14. John of Saxony: 7. Princess Sophie of ...
Duke Karl-Theodor in Bavaria (1839 – 1909) was a member of the House of Wittelsbach & a professional oculist. He was the brother of the Empress Elisabeth of Austria. Karl-Theodor was born at Possenhofen Castle, the third son of Duke Maximilian in Bavaria & of his wife, Princess Ludovika of Bavaria.
2. Albert I of Belgium: 10. Karl Anton, Prince of Hohenzollern: 5. Princess Marie of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen: 11. Princess Josephine of Baden: 1. Marie-José of Belgium: 12. Duke Maximilian Joseph in Bavaria: 6. Duke Karl Theodor in Bavaria: 13. Princess Ludovika of Bavaria: 3. Duchess Elisabeth in Bavaria: 14. Miguel I of Portugal: 7. Infanta ...
Duchess Marie Gabrielle in Bavaria (1878-1912), daughter of Duke Karl Theodor in Bavaria and first wife of Crown Prince Rupprecht of Bavaria Marianne Seltsam (1932-2014), German ski racer Max Leo (1941-2012), luger
Born in Possenhofen Castle, her father was Karl-Theodor, Duke in Bavaria, head of a cadet branch of the Bavarian royal family, and anophthalmologist of recognized reputation. She was named in honor of her father's sister, Empress Elisabeth of Austria, better known as Sisi.