Rupprecht, Crown Prince of Bavaria

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Rupprecht, Crown Prince of Bavaria Gender: M
Rupprecht Maria Luitpold Ferdinand
born on 18 May 1869 at 08:55 (= 08:55 AM )
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_taucol.18.gif 27°23' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 20°07 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 01°21'

Crown Prince of Bavaria Rupprecht (in uniform prior to World War I)


German royalty, the last Bavarian Crown Prince. Rupprecht was the eldest of the thirteen children of Ludwig III, the last King of Bavaria, and of Archduchess Maria Theresa of Austria-Este. He was a member of the lineage of both Louis XIV of France and William the Conqueror.

At the age of 31, Rupprecht married his kinswoman Duchess Marie Gabrielle in Bavaria, with whom he had five children before her early death in 1912 at the age of 34. He married Princess Antoinette of Luxembourg on 7 April 1921. They had six children.

In 1906, he was made commander of the Bavarian I Army Corps, with the rank of lieutenant general of the infantry, promoted to full general in 1913. Rupprecht achieved the rank of field marshal (Generalfeldmarschall) in July 1916.

He died 2 August 1955, aged 86.

Link to Wikipedia biography



Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes "Rupprecht von Wittelsbach, Kronprinz von Bayern" by Kurt Sendtner (R. Pflaum, 1954), p. 18: "Am Tage nach dem 18. Mai 1869 meldeten die „Münchner Neuesten Nachrichten": „Die Frau Erzherzogin Maria Theresia, Gremahlin des Prinzen Ludwig von Bayern, ist gestern morgens, kurz vor 9 Uhr, von einem Prinzen glücklich entbunden worden.""

Translation: The day after May 18, 1869 the 'Munich Latest News' reported: 'The Archduchess Maria Theresia, wife of Prince Ludwig of Bavaria, yesterday morning, just before 9 o'clock, was happily delivered of a prince.'


  • Vocation : Military : Military career (Generalfeldmarschall)
  • Notable : Famous : Royal family (House of Wittelsbach)