Maximilian I, Elector o Bavarie

Maximilian I, Elector o Bavarie (17 Aprile 1573 – 27 September 1651), occasionally cried "the Great", a member o the Hoose o Wittelsbach, ruled aa Duke o Bavarie frae 1597. His reign wis merked bi the Thirty Years' War during which he obtained the teetle o a Prince-elector o the Haly Roman Empire at the 1623 Diet o Regensburg.

Maximilian I
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1643 portrait bi Joachim von Sandrart.
Duke o Bavarie
Ring15 October 1597 – 25 Februar 1623
PredecessorWilliam V
Elector Palatine
Ring23 Februar 1623 – 24 October 1648
PredecessorFrederick V
SuccessorCharles I Louis
Elector o Bavarie
Reing25 Februar 1623 – 27 September 1651
SuccessorFerdinand Maria
Born17 Aprile 1573
Munich Residenz, Munich, Bavarie
Dee'd27 September 1651(1651-09-27) (aged 78)
Ingolstadt, Bavarie, Germany
BuirialSt. Michael's Kirk, Munich
SpousesElisabeth o Lorraine
Maria Anna o Austrick
IssueFerdinand Maria, Elector o Bavarie
Maximilian Philipp, Duke o Bavarie-Leuchtenberg
HooseWittelsbach
FaitherWilliam V, Duke o Bavarie
MitherRenata o Lorraine
ReleegionRoman Catholicism
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First mairiageEedit

On 6 Februar 1595, Maximilian mairit Elisabeth (1574–1635), daughter o Charles III, Duke o Lorraine an Claude o Fraunce, daughter o Henry II o Fraunce, in Nancy Thay haed nae childer.

Second mairiageEedit

On 15 Julie 1635, Maximilian mairit his niece Maria Anna o Austrick, daughter o Ferdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor an Maria Anna o Bavarie, in Vienna. Thay haed twa sons.

IssueEedit

  1. Ferdinand Maria, Elector o Bavarie (31 October 1636 – 26 Mey 1679) mairit Princess Henriette Adelaide o Savoy an haed issue.
  2. Maximilian Philipp Hieronymus, Duke o Bavarie-Leuchtenberg (30 September 1638 - 20 Mairch 1705) mairit Mauricienne Fébronie de La Tour d’Auvergne but haed nae issue.

External linksEedit

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