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Duke Ludwig Wilhelm in Bavaria (1884–1968)

German politician
The basics
Occupation Politician
Country Germany
AKA Ludwig Wilhelm Herzog in Bayern
Date of birth Tegernsee Abbey
Date of death Nov 05, 1968 Wildbad Kreuth
Sister(s): Elisabeth of Bavaria Queen of Belgium Duchess Sophie Adelheid in Bavaria Duchess Marie Gabrielle in Bavaria Duchess Amalie in Bavaria
Mother: Infanta Maria Josepha of Portugal
Father: Karl Theodor Duke in Bavaria
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The details

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.


Ludwig Wilhelm was born at Schloss Tegernsee, the eldest son of Duke Karl Theodor in Bavaria and his second wife Infanta Maria Josepha of Portugal.

He married on 19 March 1917 in Kreuth with Princess Eleonore Anna Lucie zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg, daughter of Prince Franz zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg and Julia Cavalcanti d'Albuquerque de Villeneuve.

When his wife died on 20 February 1965 he adopted the grandson of his sister Marie Gabrielle, Max Emanuel.

Ludwig Wilhelm died on 5 November 1968 in Wildbad Kreuth.


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