Karl III Philipp, Elector Palatine

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Karl III Philipp
Elector Palatine
Karl Philipp, Kurfürst (1716-1742).jpg
Charles III Philip, Elector Palatine
Elector Palatine
Ring8 Juin 1716 – 31 December 1742
PredecessorJohn William
SuccessorCharles Theodore
Born4 November 1661(1661-11-04)
Neuburg an der Donau
Dee'd31 December 1742(1742-12-31) (aged 81)
Mannheim
SpouseLudwika Karolina Radziwiłł
Teresa Lubomirska
Violente Theresia o Thurn an Taxis
IssueLeopoldyna Eleonora o Neuberg
Maria Anna o Neuberg
Elisabeth Auguste, Coontess Palatine o Neuburg
Theophila Elisabeth Franziska Felicitas o Neuberg
Anna Elisabeth Theophila o Neuberg
HooseWittelsbach
FaitherPhilip William, Elector Palatine
MitherElisabeth Amalie o Hesse-Darmstadt
Coat of Arms of Philip William, Johann Wilhelm and Charles III Philip, Electors Palatine (Order of the Golden Fleece).svg


Karl III Philipp, Elector Palatine (4 November 1661, in Neuburg – 31 December 1742, in Mannheim) was a ruler frae the hoose o Wittelsbach. He wis Elector Palatine, Coont o Palatine o Neuburg, an Duke o Jülich an Berg frae 1716 tae 1742. Until 1728 Karl III Philipp wis aa Coont o Megen.



Mairiages[eedit | eedit soorce]

First mairiage[eedit | eedit soorce]

In Berlin on 10 August 1688 he mairit Princess 'Ludwika Karolina Radziwiłł, dowager margravine o Brandenburg an a wealthy heiress in Lithuanie. They haed 4 bairn although anly a single dochter Elisabeth Auguste, lived to adulthood.

  1. Leopoldine Eleonore Josephine (27 December 1689 – 8 Mairch 1693).
  2. Maria Anna (b. 7 December 1690 – 1692) died young.
  3. Elisabeth Auguste Sophie (17 Mairch 1693 – 30 Januar 1728), mairit Coont Palatine Joseph Karl o Sulzbach
  4. Stillbirth son (born an died 22 Mairch 1695). The mither, Ludwika, died a few days later due tae complications giving birth tae him.



Second mairiage[eedit | eedit soorce]

In Kraków on 15 December 1701 he mairit secondly Princess Teresa Lubomirska, heiress o Ostroh. They haed twa daughters, neither o which though lived beyond the age o 3.

  1. Theophila Elisabeth Franziska Felicitas (13 November 1703 – 31 Januar 1705).
  2. Anna Elisabeth Theophila (9 Juin 1709 – 10 Februar 1712).


Third mairiage[eedit | eedit soorce]

In 1728 he married thirdly Coontess Violente Theresia, (1683–1734), dochter o Coont Philipp Wilhelm o Thurn an Taxis, and his wife, Coontess Marie Adelheid von Aham zu Wildenau. This childless union was morganatic, as the Augsburg branch o the wealthy Thurn an Taxis faimily haed only been elevated tae baronial rank in 1657 an made coonts o the Empire in 1701. But Violente received the honorar teetle o Princess frae Charles VI, Haly Roman Emperor]] in 1733.

External links[eedit | eedit soorce]

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