Karl Theodor, Elector of Bavaria

From Astro-Databank
Jump to: navigation, search
Karl Theodor, Elector of Bavaria Gender: M
born on 11 December 1724 at 21:00 (= 9:00 PM )
Place Drogenbos, Belgium, 50n47, 4e19
Timezone LMT m4e19 (is local mean time)
Data source
Accuracy in question
Rodden Rating C
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 20°07' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 08°10 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 21°35'

Elector of Bavaria Karl Theodor (1763)


German nobleman, who reigned as prince-elector and count palatine from 1742, as Duke of Jülich and Berg from 1742 and also as prince-elector and Duke of Bavaria from 1777 to his death. He was a member of the House of Palatinate-Sulzbach, a branch of the House of Wittelsbach.

His father was Johann Christian, who later became Count Palatine of Sulzbach. His mother was Marie-Anne-Henriette-Leopoldine de La Tour d'Auvergne, margravine of Bergen op Zoom, a grandniece of Henri de la Tour d'Auvergne, Vicomte de Turenne.

He had only one son with his wife, Countess Elizabeth Augusta of Sulzbach, who died a day after birth. His wife died in 1794. In 1795, he married Maria Leopoldine of Austria-Este, but they had no children. He had several mistresses and many illegitimate children.

He died on 16 February 1799, aged 74, in his beloved Munich.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Relationship : Marriage 17 January 1742 (Countess Elizabeth Augusta of Sulzbach)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Death of Mate 17 August 1794 (Countess Elizabeth Augusta of Sulzbach)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Relationship : Marriage 15 February 1795 (Archduchess Maria Leopoldine of Austria-Este)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes news report from "'s Gravenhaegse courant," 18 December 1724, p. 2: "Bruffel den 14 December. De Princes van Sulztbach, ... is verleede maendag-nagt by hare Grootmoeder de Hertoginne Weduwe Van Aremberg op 't kafteel van Drogenbofch 2 uren van deeze ftad , gelukkelyk in de kraam gekomen van een Prins, tot grote blydfchap van die Familie."

(Brussels, 14 December: The Princess of Sulztbach, ... last Monday night [11 Dec.] with her grandmother the Duchess Widow of Aremberg at the castle at Drogenbos 2 hours from this city, was happily brought to bed of a Prince, to the great joy of the family).

A time of 9 pm is speculative.


  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Two)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids more than 3 (Eight)
  • Notable : Famous : Royal family (House of Wittelsbach)