Feb 04, 2021 · Ulrich, (born Feb. 8, 1487, Reichenweier, Alsace—died Nov. 6, 1550, Tübingen, Württemberg), duke of Württemberg (1498–1519, 1534–50), a prominent figure in the German religious Reformation. A grandson of Ulrich V, count of Württemberg, he succeeded his kinsman Eberhard II as duke of Württemberg in 1498, being declared of age in 1503.
Feb 20, 2021 · The Duchy of Württemberg was formed when, at the Diet of Worms, 21 July 1495, Maximilian I, King of the Romans and Holy Roman Emperor, declared the Count of Württemberg (German: Graf von Württemberg), Eberhard V "the Bearded," Duke of Württemberg (German: Herzog von Württemberg). This would be the last elevation to Dukedom of the Medieval era.
Feb 15, 2021 · Biography. He was the only son of Louis II, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken and his wife Elisabeth of Hesse, daughter of William I, Landgrave of Hesse.His father died in 1532, so the regency of Palatinate-Zweibrücken passed to Louis' younger brother Rupert until 1543.