Karl Theodor, Elector o Bavarie

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.

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

First mairiageEedit

On 17 Januar 1742, in Mannheim, he mairit Elisabeth Auguste, dochter 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,

IssueEedit

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

Seicont mairiageEedit

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.

See alsoEedit

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