Quantcast
peoplepill id: prince-ludwig-of-bavaria
PLOB
1 views today
1 views this week
Prince Ludwig of Bavaria

Prince Ludwig of Bavaria Bavarian prince

Bavarian prince
The basics
Quick Facts
Intro Bavarian prince
A.K.A. Ludwig Prinz von Bayern
Was Noble Aristocrat
From Germany
Type Royals
Gender male
Birth 22 June 1913, Nymphenburg Palace, Germany
Death 17 October 2008, Starnberg, Germany (aged 95 years)
Star sign CancerCancer
Family
Mother: Princess Isabella Antonie of Croÿ
Father: Prince Franz of Bavaria
Siblings: Prince Rasso of BavariaPrincess Maria Elisabeth of BavariaArchduchess Dorothea of Austria
Spouse: Princess Irmingard of Bavaria
Children: Prince Luitpold of Bavaria (b.1951) Maria Prinzessin von BayernPhilippa Prinzessin von Bayern
The details
Biography

Prince Ludwig of Bavaria (22 June 1913 – 17 October 2008) was a member of the Bavarian Royal House of Wittelsbach.

Early life

Prince Ludwig was born at Nymphenburg Palace, Munich, Kingdom of Bavaria. He was the eldest son of Prince Franz of Bavaria, and his wife Princess Isabella Antonie of Croÿ. After graduating from the Maximilians-Gymnasium (located in Schwabing, Munich), Ludwig studied forestry at the university in Hungary. In 1939, as most young German men of his age, he was drafted into the military, serving as a Gebirgsjäger. However, his career in the German Army was short lived. In early 1941, Ludwig was relieved from all combat duties as a result of the Prinzenerlass which prohibited members of Germany's royal houses from participating in military operations. He spent the rest of the war at Sarvar in Hungary where his family owned a castle. In 1945, his family fled Hungary and settled at Leutstetten near Starnberg in Bavaria.

Marriage

On 19 July 1950, Ludwig married his first cousin Princess Irmingard of Bavaria (29 May 1923 in Berchtesgaden – 23 October 2010 in Leutstetten), daughter of Crown Prince Rupprecht of Bavaria and Princess Antonia of Luxembourg. The civil wedding took place at Leutstetten, and the religious ceremony followed a day later at Schloss Nymphenburg in Munich. The couple had three children, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren:

  • Prince Luitpold of Bavaria (born 14 April 1951 in Leutstetten), married on 25 June 1979 in Starnberg, Katrin Beatrix Wiegand (born 19 September 1951 in Munich), daughter of Gerd Wiegand and Ellen Schumacher. They have five children and four grandchildren.
  • Princess Maria of Bavaria (born and died 3 January 1953 in Leutstetten)
  • Princess Philippa of Bavaria (born and died 26 June 1954 in Leutstetten)

Later life

After the death of Crown Prince Rupprecht of Bavaria in 1955, Ludwig and Irmingard moved into Schloss Leutstetten, where Irmingard continued to live. Ludwig was a Grand Prior of the Bavarian Order of Saint George, a Knight of the Order of Saint Hubert, and from 1960 a Knight of the Order of the Golden Fleece.

Ludwig died of pneumonia at Schloss Leutstetten, 17 October 2008, at the aged 95. On Wednesday, 22 October at 10:00 a.m., a Funeral Liturgy was held in the abbey church at Andechs. After the Mass, his body was buried in the Wittelsbach cemetery on the abbey grounds.

Ancestry

16. Ludwig I of Bavaria
16. Ludwig I of Bavaria
8. Luitpold, Prince Regent of Bavaria
17. Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen
4. Ludwig III of Bavaria
18. Leopold II, Grand Duke of Tuscany
9. Archduchess Auguste Ferdinande of Austria
19. Princess Maria Anna of Saxony
2. Prince Franz of Bavaria
20. Francis IV, Duke of Modena
10. Archduke Ferdinand Karl Viktor of Austria-Este
21. Maria Beatrice of Savoy
5. Maria Theresa of Austria-Este
22. Archduke Joseph, Palatine of Hungary
11. Archduchess Elisabeth Franziska of Austria
23. Duchess Maria Dorothea of Württemberg
1. Prince Ludwig of Bavaria
24. Alfred, Duke of Croÿ
12. Rudolf, Duke of Croÿ
25. Princess Eleonore of Salm-Salm
6. Karl Alfred, Duke of Croÿ
26. Eugène, Prince of Ligne
13. Princess Natalie of Ligne
27. Nathalie de Trazegnies
3. Princess Isabella Antonie of Croÿ
28. Prosper Louis, Duke of Arenberg
14. Engelbert, Duke of Arenberg
29. Princess Maria Ludmila of Lobkowicz
7. Princess Ludmilla of Arenberg
30. Ernest, Prince of Arenberg
15. Princess Éléonore of Arenberg
31. Princess Sophie of Auersperg
16. Ludwig I of Bavaria
8. Luitpold, Prince Regent of Bavaria
17. Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen
4. Ludwig III of Bavaria
18. Leopold II, Grand Duke of Tuscany
9. Archduchess Auguste Ferdinande of Austria
19. Princess Maria Anna of Saxony
2. Prince Franz of Bavaria
20. Francis IV, Duke of Modena
10. Archduke Ferdinand Karl Viktor of Austria-Este
21. Maria Beatrice of Savoy
5. Maria Theresa of Austria-Este
22. Archduke Joseph, Palatine of Hungary
11. Archduchess Elisabeth Franziska of Austria
23. Duchess Maria Dorothea of Württemberg
1. Prince Ludwig of Bavaria
24. Alfred, Duke of Croÿ
12. Rudolf, Duke of Croÿ
25. Princess Eleonore of Salm-Salm
6. Karl Alfred, Duke of Croÿ
26. Eugène, Prince of Ligne
13. Princess Natalie of Ligne
27. Nathalie de Trazegnies
3. Princess Isabella Antonie of Croÿ
28. Prosper Louis, Duke of Arenberg
14. Engelbert, Duke of Arenberg
29. Princess Maria Ludmila of Lobkowicz
7. Princess Ludmilla of Arenberg
30. Ernest, Prince of Arenberg
15. Princess Éléonore of Arenberg
31. Princess Sophie of Auersperg
8. Luitpold, Prince Regent of Bavaria
17. Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen
4. Ludwig III of Bavaria
18. Leopold II, Grand Duke of Tuscany
9. Archduchess Auguste Ferdinande of Austria
19. Princess Maria Anna of Saxony
2. Prince Franz of Bavaria
20. Francis IV, Duke of Modena
10. Archduke Ferdinand Karl Viktor of Austria-Este
21. Maria Beatrice of Savoy
5. Maria Theresa of Austria-Este
22. Archduke Joseph, Palatine of Hungary
11. Archduchess Elisabeth Franziska of Austria
23. Duchess Maria Dorothea of Württemberg
1. Prince Ludwig of Bavaria
24. Alfred, Duke of Croÿ
12. Rudolf, Duke of Croÿ
25. Princess Eleonore of Salm-Salm
6. Karl Alfred, Duke of Croÿ
26. Eugène, Prince of Ligne
13. Princess Natalie of Ligne
27. Nathalie de Trazegnies
3. Princess Isabella Antonie of Croÿ
28. Prosper Louis, Duke of Arenberg
14. Engelbert, Duke of Arenberg
29. Princess Maria Ludmila of Lobkowicz
7. Princess Ludmilla of Arenberg
30. Ernest, Prince of Arenberg
15. Princess Éléonore of Arenberg
31. Princess Sophie of Auersperg
The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
comments so far.
Comments
Reference sources
References
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/35397078
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/22716165
http://www.sueddeutsche.de/bayern/932/314828/text/
arrow-left arrow-right arrow-up arrow-down instagram whatsapp myspace quora soundcloud spotify tumblr vk website youtube stumbleupon comments comments pandora gplay iheart tunein pandora gplay iheart tunein itunes