Karl Theodor, Elector o Bavarie

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Karl Theodor
Karl Theodor, Kurfürst (1742-1799).jpg
Painted bi Johann Georg Ziesenis.
Elector o the Palatinate
Ring31 December 1742 – 30 December 1777
PredecessorCharles III Philip
Elector o Bavarie
Coont Palatine o the Rhine
Ring30 December 1777 – 16 Februar 1799
PredecessorMaximilian III Joseph
SuccessorMaximilian IV Joseph
Born11 December 1724(1724-12-11)
Drogenbos, Brussels, Austrick Netherlands
Dee'd16 Februar 1799(1799-02-16) (aged 74)
Munich Residenz, Bavarie
BuirialTheatine Kirk, Munich
SpouseElisabeth Auguste o Sulzbach
Maria Leopoldine o Austrick-Este
HooseWittelsbach
FaitherJohn Christian, Coont Palatine o Sulzbach
MitherMaria Henriette de La Tour d'Auvergne
Coat of Arms of Charles Theodore, Elector of Bavaria (Order of the Golden Fleece).svg

Karl Theodor, Elector o Bavarie 11 December 1724 – 16 Februar 1799) reigned wis Prince-elector an Coont Palatine frae 1742, as Duke o Jülich an Berg frae 1742 an an aw as prince-elector an Duke of Bavarie frae 1777 tae his daith. He wis a member o the Sulzbach, a branch o the Hoose o Wittelsbach. He haed illegitimate childer.

First mairiage[eedit | eedit soorce]

On 17 Januar 1742, in Mannheim, he mairit Elisabeth Auguste, daughter o Coont Palatine Joseph Karl o Sulzbach an his consort Coontess Palatine Elisabeth Auguste Sophie o Neuburg. Thare wis ane son o this mairiage wha died in infancy,

Issue[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Franz Ludwig Joseph, Coont Palatine o Sulzbach (28 Juin – 29 Juin 1761) died young.

Seicont mairiage[eedit | eedit soorce]

On 15 Februar 1795, in Innsbruck, he mairit Airchduchess Maria Leopoldine o Austrick-Este. She wis a dochter o Airchduke Ferdinand Karl o Austrick (son o Empress Maria Theresa an brither o Marie Antoinette) Maria Beatrice d'Este. Thay haed nae issue.

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