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  MAXIMILIAN I. (MAXIMILIAN JOSEPH), KING OF BAVARIA - LoveToKnow Article on MAXIMILIAN I. (MAXIMILIAN JOSEPH), KING OF ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
MAXIMILIAN I. (1573-1651), called "the Great," elector and duke of Bavaria, eldest son of William V. of Bavaria, was sorn at Munich on the i7th of April 1573.
MAXIMILIAN I. (MAXIMILIAN JOSEPH) (1756-1825), king of Bavaria, was the son of the count palatine Frederick of Zwei-briicken-Birkenfeld, and was born on the 27th of May 1756.
At Vienna and afterwards Maximilian sturdily opposed any reconstitution of Germany which should endanger the indepen- dence of Bavaria, and it was his insistence on the principle of full sovereignty being left to the German reigning princes that argely contributed to the loose and weak organization of the new erman Confederation.
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 MAXIMILIAN II., ROMAN EMPERORO - LoveToKnow Article on MAXIMILIAN II., ROMAN EMPERORO   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Maximilian was compelled to assent to the treaty of Arras in 1482 between the states of the Netherlands and Louis XI.
This treaty provided that Maximilian's daughter Margaret should marry Charles, the dauphin of France, and have for her dowry Artois and Franche-Comte, two of the provinces in dispute, while the claim of Louis on the duchy of Burgundy was tacitly admitted.
Maximilian's grandson Charles was betrothed to Claude, daughter of Louis XII., and Louis, invested with the duchy of Milan, agreed to aid the king of the Romans to secure the imperial crown.
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 Maximilian I of Bavaria - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
At Vienna and afterwards Maximilian sturdily opposed any reconstitution of Germany which should endanger the independence of Bavaria, and it was his insistence on the principle of full sovereignty being left to the German reigning princes that largely contributed to the loose and weak organization of the new German Confederation.
Maximilian died at Nymphenburg Palace, near Munich, on October 13, 1825 and was succeeded by his son Ludwig I.
Sophie, Archduchess of Austria and Princess of Bavaria (1805–1872)
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 Maximilian of Bavaria, duke then elector
Maximilian was 45 in 1618, and had ruled Bavaria for over 20 years since the abdication of his father, who was living in retirement at the start of the war.
Maximilian was present at the battle of the Lech (15 April 1632), and after both Tilly and his second in command were wounded, Maximilian saved his army through a quick retreat, although he lost his guns and baggage, while Tilly died of his wounds soon after.
Maximilian was forced to chose between the Imperial cause or the good of Bavarian, and for once he chose the Imperial good, and abandoned Munich in order to defend Regensburg and his lines of communication with the Imperial armies.
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 20TH GENERATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
She was married to Maximilian II Joseph of BAVARIA King (son of Ludwig I of BAVARIA and Theresa of SAXE-HILDBURGHAUSEN) in Milan (cousins).
Maximilian II Joseph of BAVARIA King was born in 1811 in Bavaria - son of Louis I Augustus.
Otto of BAVARIA was born in 1848 in Bavaria - son of Maximilian II Joseph.
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 Maximilian I, Elector of Bavaria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
:''Not to be confused with King Maximilian I of Bavaria (1756-1825), prince-elector of Bavaria (as Maximilian IV Joseph)''.
Maximilian I, Elector and Duke of Bavaria (17 April 1573 – 27 September 1651), called "the Great,", was a Wittelsbach ruler of Bavaria and an prince-elector (''prince-electorKurfürst'') of the Holy Roman Empire.
Having refused to become a candidate for the Holy Roman Emperorimperial throne in 1619, Maximilian was faced with the complications arising from the outbreak of war in Bohemia.
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 George Glazer Gallery - after John Walsh, Maximilian I, King of Bavaria
Portrait of Maximilian I, king of Bavaria, wearing his crown and holding a scepter, standing before a window through which can be seen a rocky landscape in the distance.
Maximilian I, (1756-1825), was the elector (1799-1806) and then the king (1806-25) of Bavaria as Maximilian IV Joseph.
Maximilian wanted to retain the independence of Bavaria, and so he opposed all moves to unite Germany.
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 AllRefer.com - Maximilian I, 1573–1651, elector and duke of Bavaria (German History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Maximilian I 1573–1651, elector (1623–51) and duke (1597–1651) of Bavaria, one of the outstanding figures of the Thirty Years War and an ardent supporter of the Counter Reformation.
Maximilian protested against the ascendancy of the imperial commander Albrecht von Wallenstein and secured his dismissal (1630).
Later in the war, Bavaria was ravaged by Swedish and French forces, and Maximilian was forced to conclude the truce of Ulm and to renounce his alliance with the emperor; however, he soon broke the truce.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Maximilian I
Maximilian, who since 1623 had been both Elector and ruler of the Upper Palatinate, implored Wallenstein, now once more the head of the imperial forces, for help in vain until he agreed to place himself and his army under Wallenstein's command.
Not only since then has Bavaria had the second place among the Catholic principalities of Germany, ranking next to Austria, but for centuries a strong bulwark was opposed to the advance of Protestantism, and the latter was, at times, even driven back.
Maximilian, in addition, never lost sight of secular advantage, as is shown by his numerous acquisitions of territory.
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 Royal Family of Europe - pafg172 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Maximilian Joseph OF BAVARIA was born in 1808 in Bavaria, Germany.
Ludwig OF BAVARIA was born in 1831 in, Bavaria, Germany.
Maximilian OF BAVARIA was born in 1849 in, Bavaria, Germany.
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 Maximilian I of Bavaria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Maximilian I of Bavaria, also known as Maximilian Joseph (May 271756 - October 13, 1825) was king of Bavaria from 1805 to 1825.
He was the son of the count palatine Frederick Micheal of Zwei-briicken-Birkenfeld and Maria Francisca Sulzbach.
He was the father of Ludwig I of Bavaria.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: The Kingdom of Bavaria
Its tributaries in Bavaria from the south are the Iller, a stream rich in fish, the Lech, the Isar, and the Inn; from the north its tributaries are the Wörnitz, the Altmühl, the Regen, and the Vils.
Farming in lower Bavaria and cattle-breeding in Swabia, Upper Bavaria, and Middle Franconia are the chief occupations, while the wines of Franconia and the Palatinate and the fruit and vegetables of Bamberg have a high reputation.
The colossal figure of Bavaria, the Hall of Fame, the Walhalla, the Hall of Freedom, and the basilica of St. Boniface keep alive the memory of Louis I, the greatest ruler in the history of Bavaria.
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 Decorations of the Kingdom of Bavaria
Elector Maximilian IV Joseph united all the Wittelsbach lands in 1799 and allied himself with Emperor Napoleon I. Bavaria joined Napoleon's Confederation of the Rhine.
Bavaria was elevated to a kingdom and Elector Maximilian IV Joseph was proclaimed King of Bavaria as Maximilian I. The Bavarian Army joined Napoleon in his disastrous invasion of Russia and thousands of Bavarian soldiers died in the march on and retreat from Moscow.
Maximilian II was known as a patron of the arts and was relatively liberal.
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 Bavaria
Son of Maximilian Emanuel, Elector of Bavaria; succeeded to electorate (1726); acceded to Pragmatic Sanction but nonetheless became claimant of Austrian inheritance; crowned emperor (1742) with aid of France and Prussia and largely as their puppet took part in War of Austrian Succession (1740-48) against Maria Theresa but died before its end.
Louis II (of Bavaria), in German, Ludwig II (1845-86), king of Bavaria (1864-86), son and successor of king Maximilian II, born in Nymphenburg.
Elector of Bavaria as Maximilian IV Joseph (1799-1806); forced to enter war against France (1799) but signed separate peace (1801); sided with France against allied powers (1805); gained territory by Treaty of Pressburg (Dec. 1805) and by its terms assumed title of king (1806).
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 Worldroots.com
Elisabeth *Sissi* Duchess in Bavaria (1837-1898), Empress of Austria
Louise Victoire of Alencon, Duchess of Bavaria (1869-1952)
dghtr of Dss Sophie in Bavaria 1847-1897 and Ferdinand, Duke of Alencon 1844-1910
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 Ludwig I of Bavaria - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Ludwig I (or Louis I, which is the French form of his name) (August 25, 1786 – February 29, 1868) was king of Bavaria from 1825 until 1848.
He was the son of Maximilian I and.
Ludwig became tainted with scandals associated with one of his mistresses, Lola Montez and he abdicated on March 20, 1848 in favour of his son, king Maximilian II of Bavaria.
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 WHKMLA : History of Bavaria, 1618-1648
Ferdinand concluded an alliance with Duke Maximilian of Bavaria; Bavarian troops under Gen. Johan Tserclaes Tilly defeated the Bohemian forces in the Battle of the White Mountain (1620) and restored Habsburg rule over Bohemia.
Bavaria was looted; in the Chiemsee region a peasant revolt erupted (in protest against taxation, which amounted to double the peacetime sum).
Duke Maximilian of Bavaria and his successors held on to the Electorate, but a new electorate was created for the Count Palatine, increasing the number of electors to 8.
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 THE ROYAL MILITARY ORDER OF SAINT GEORGE FOR THE DEFENSE OF THE FAITH AND THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION (BAVARIA)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Maximilian's son, the Elector Karl-Albrecht (1697-1745), gave the new Order its title of "Order of the Holy Knight and Martyr Saint George and the Immaculate Conception of the Holy Virgin Mary" and its statutes on March 28, 1729 as a Military Order of Chivalry for Roman Catholic noblemen.
By the time Maximilian I of Bavaria died he was ruling a larger and richer state than any previous individual Wittelsbach Prince.
By a new Constitution of 25 February 1827, Maximilian's son and successor, Ludwig I declared that the King (or Head of the Royal House) was always to be Grand Master, the Crown Prince the first Grand Prior and other Princes of the Bavarian Royal House second Grand Priors.
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 Maximilian Emmanuel of Bavaria by KERRICKS, Willem the Elder
Maximilian Emmanuel of Bavaria by KERRICKS, Willem the Elder
The marble bust of Maximilian Emmanuel of Bavaria, Governor of the Spanish Netherlands belongs to the late-Baroque.
It is the masterpiece of the Antwerp sculptor Willem Kerrickx the Elder, who, working the marble with such verve and elegance, achieved a lively portrait of a courtly apparition from a society civilised to the point of caricature.
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 AllRefer.com - Maximilian I, 1756–1825, king and elector of Bavaria (German History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Maximilian I 1756–1825, king (1806–25) and elector (1799–1806) of Bavaria as Maximilian IV Joseph.
His alliance with French Emperor Napoleon I earned him the royal title and vast territorial increases at the Treaty of Pressburg (1805) and made him one of the chief members of the Confederation of the Rhine.
With his minister, Maximilian von Montgelas, he carried out important social reforms and abolished most of the relics of feudalism in Bavaria.
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 MSN Encarta - Search Results - Maximilian
Maximilian (1832-1867), Archduke of Austria and Emperor of Mexico, younger brother of Francis Joseph I, emperor of Austria.
Maximilian I (1459-1519), German king (1486-1519) and Holy Roman emperor (1493-1519), who established the Habsburg dynasty as an international...
Maximilian I (of Bavaria) (1573-1651), Duke of Bavaria (1597-1651) and Elector of the Holy Roman Empire (1623-1651), champion of the Roman Catholic...
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 Maximilian Genealogy Master Database 2000 - pafg1646 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Sigismund of Bavaria WITTELSBACH was born 26 Jun 1439.
Ernest of Bavaria WITTELSBACH [Parents] was born 1373.
Maximilian I of Bavaria WITTELSBACH [Parents] died 1651.
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 Maximilian I, 1573-1651, elector and duke of Bavaria. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Maximilian I, 1573-1651, elector and duke of Bavaria.
Maximilian I, 1573–1651, elector and duke of Bavaria
1573–1651, elector (1623–51) and duke (1597–1651) of Bavaria, one of the outstanding figures of the Thirty Years War and an ardent supporter of the Counter Reformation.
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 Sophie
In January 1806, one year after the twins' birth, Maximilian of Bavaria received the Royal dignity thanks to the alliances with the French Emperor.Napoleon Buonaparte, becoming the first King of Bavaria.
Maximilian was tender and romantic; he was Sophia's favourite.
Maximilian instead prefered Schönbrum, with its zoo full of strange animals and its conservatorie with exhuberant and scented tropical plants.
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 Ludwig II of Bavaria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Born at Nymphenburg (today part of Munich), he was the son of Maximilian II of Bavaria and Princess Marie of Prussia.
Ludwig was engaged to Princess Sophie Charlotte Augustine Duchess in BavariaSophie of Bavaria who was his cousin and sister of Elisabeth of BavariaElisabeth of Austria ("Sissi").
Of course, his spending of the family's wealth on art and architecture likely upset his relatives, and it was hence often suspected, that his death was not an accident.
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 Elisabeth of Bavaria - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Elisabeth Amalie Eugenie, Duchess in Bavaria and Princess of Bavaria (December 24, 1837 – September 10, 1898), of the House of Wittelsbach, was Empress-Consort of Austria and Queen consort of Hungary due to her marriage to Emperor Franz Joseph.
Her father was Maximilian, Duke in Bavaria, and her mother was Ludovika, Royal Princess of Bavaria; her family home was Castle.
From an early age, she was called Sisi (or Sissi in films and novels) by family and friends.
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