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Princess Ludovika of Bavaria

Princess Ludovika of Bavaria

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Date of birth Munich, Upper Bavaria, Bavaria, Germany
Date of death Jan 25, 1892 Munich, Upper Bavaria, Bavaria, Germany
Children: Empress Elisabeth of Austria Maria Sophie of Bavaria Karl Theodor, Duke in Bavaria Duchess Mathilde Ludovika in Bavaria Duchess Helene in Bavaria Duke Maximilian Emanuel in Bavaria Duchess Sophie Charlotte in Bavaria Duke Ludwig Wilhelm in Bavaria (1831–1920)
Father: Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria
Brother(s): Ludwig I of Bavaria Prince Karl Theodor of Bavaria
Spouse: Duke Maximilian Joseph in Bavaria
Mother: Caroline of Baden
Sister(s): Princess Augusta of Bavaria Elisabeth Ludovika of Bavaria Princess Sophie of Bavaria Caroline Augusta of Bavaria Maria Anna of Bavaria Amalie Auguste of Bavaria
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Princess Ludovika of Bavaria (Marie Ludovika Wilhelmine; Mary Louise Wilhelmina; 30 August 1808 – 25 January 1892) was the sixth child of King Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria and his second wife, Karoline of Baden, and the mother of Empress Elisabeth of Austria. She was born and died in Munich.



Ludovika married Maximilian Joseph, Duke in Bavaria (December 4, 1808 - November 15, 1888), whose father Duke Pius August in Bavaria was her cousin, on September 9, 1828, in Tegernsee. They had ten children.


Name Birth Death Notes
Ludwig Wilhelm, Duke in Bavaria ("Louis") 21 June 1831 6 November 1920(1920-11-06) (aged 89) married Henriette, Freiin von Wallersee (morganatically), had issue.
Wilhelm Karl, Duke in Bavaria 24 December 1832 13 February 1833(1833-02-13) (aged 0) died in childhood.
Helene Caroline Therese, Duchess in Bavaria ("Néné") 4 April 1834 16 May 1890(1890-05-16) (aged 56) married Maximilian Anton Lamoral, Hereditary Prince of Thurn and Taxis, had issue.
Elisabeth Amalie Eugenie, Duchess in Bavaria (Sisi) 24 December 1837 10 September 1898(1898-09-10) (aged 60) married Franz Josef of Austria and became the empress of Austria and queen of Hungary, had issue.
Karl Theodor "Gackl" 9 August 1839 30 November 1909(1909-11-30) (aged 70) married twice. First to his cousin Sophie of Saxony (1845–1867) in 1865 and secondly to Maria Josepha de Bragança of Portugal in 1874, had issue from both marriages.
Marie Sophie Amalie, Duchess in Bavaria 4 October 1841 19 January 1925(1925-01-19) (aged 83) married Francis II of the Two Sicilies, had issue (a daughter who died very young).
Mathilde Ludovika, Duchess in Bavaria 30 September 1843 18 June 1925(1925-06-18) (aged 81) married Lodovico, Count of Trani, son of Ferdinand II of the Two Sicilies, the half-brother from Francis II of the Two Sicilies, had issue.
Maximilian, Duke in Bavaria 8 December 1845 8 December 1845(1845-12-08) (aged 0) stillborn.
Sophie Charlotte Augustine, Duchess in Bavaria 23 February 1847 4 May 1897(1897-05-04) (aged 50) married Ferdinand Philippe Marie, duc d'Alençon (1844–1910), son of Louis Charles Philippe Raphael, duc de Nemours, had issue.
Duke Maximilian Emanuel in Bavaria "Mapperl" 7 December 1849 12 June 1893(1893-06-12) (aged 43) married Princess Amalie of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, had issue.


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