Karl Theodor, Elector o Bavarie

Frae Wikipedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Karl Theodor
Karl Theodor, Kurfürst (1742-1799).jpg
Painted bi Johann Georg Ziesenis.
Elector o the Palatinate
Ring 31 December 1742 – 30 December 1777
Predecessor Charles III Philip
Elector o Bavarie
Coont Palatine o the Rhine
Ring 30 December 1777 – 16 Februar 1799
Predecessor Maximilian III Joseph
Successor Maximilian IV Joseph
Born 11 December 1724(1724-12-11)
Drogenbos, Brussels, Austrick Netherlands
Dee'd 16 Februar 1799(1799-02-16) (aged 74)
Munich Residenz, Bavarie
Buirial Theatine Kirk, Munich
Spouse Elisabeth Auguste o Sulzbach
Maria Leopoldine o Austrick-Este
Hoose Wittelsbach
Faither John Christian, Coont Palatine o Sulzbach
Mither Maria 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 and Berg frae 1742 an also as prince-elector and Duke of Bavarie frae 1777 tae his daith. He was 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 Charles o Sulzbach an his consort Coontess Palatine Elisabeth Auguste Sophie o Neuburg. There was one child of this marriage who died in infancy,


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


Second mairiage[eedit | eedit soorce]

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

See also[eedit | eedit soorce]

Media relatit tae Karl Theodor, Elector o Bavarie at Wikimedia Commons