Heinrich, Prince of Bavaria

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Name
Heinrich, Prince of Bavaria Gender: M
born on 24 June 1884 at 14:00 (= 2:00 PM )
Place Munich, Germany, 48n08, 11e34
Timezone LMT m11e34 (is local mean time)
Data source
News report
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 03°21' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 21°48 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 24°14'



Prince of Bavaria Heinrich (1916)

Biography

Prince of Bavaria, a member of the Bavarian Royal House of Wittelsbach, and a highly decorated Army officer in the First World War.

Heinrich was the only child of Prince Arnulf of Bavaria and his wife Princess Therese of Liechtenstein.

At the age of 17, following his Abitur, Heinrich joined the Bavarian army with the rank of Leutnant. Initially, he served with the Royal Bavarian Infanterie-Leib-Regiment, but later was reassigned the 1st Royal Bavarian Heavy Cavalry “Prince Charles of Bavaria”.

After the outbreak of World War I, the regiment saw action on the Western front, where Prince Heinrich was badly wounded. Upon recovering, he returned to his old infantry regiment and in June 1915, was promoted to Major. At the same time, he was put in charge of the III. Battalion of the newly established Deutsches Alpenkorps stationed in the Carnic Alps. In late 1916, the battalion was transferred to Romania where it fought at Turnu Roşu Pass. During the ensuing German offensive at Monte Sule by Hermannstadt (Sibiu) in Transylvanian Alps, on 7 November 1916, Heinrich was fatally wounded by a sniper and died from these wounds a day later, on 8 November 1916.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

Events

  • Death by War or Terrorism 8 November 1916 (Sniper wounds, age 32)
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Source Notes

Sy Scholfield forwarded news report from "Berliner Börsenzeitung," 26 June 1884, p. 1: "Unterm 24. d. wird aus München gemeldet: Die Frau Prinzessin Therese, Gemahlin des Prinzen Arnulf von Bayern, ist heute Nachmittag 2 Uhr von einem Prinzen (Erstgeborner) glücklich entbunden worden." (On the 24th of this month at Munich: Princess Therese, the wife of Prince Arnulf of Bavaria, was happily delivered of a prince (firstborn) this afternoon at 2 o'clock).

Categories

  • Vocation : Military : Honors
  • Vocation : Military : Killed
  • Vocation : Military : Military career
  • Vocation : Military : Wounded
  • Notable : Famous : Royal family (House of Wittelsbach)