Duke Ulrich of Württemberg (8 February 1487 – 6 November 1550) succeeded his kinsman Eberhard II as Duke of Württemberg in 1498. He was declared of age in 1503. His volatile personality made him infamous, being called the "Swabian Henry VIII " by historians.  Contents 1 Early life 2 In exile 3 Restoration 4 Ancestors 5 Citations 6 References
Ulrich, (born Feb. 8, 1487, Reichenweier, Alsace—died Nov. 6, 1550, Tübingen, Württemberg), duke of Württemberg (1498–1519, 1534–50), a prominent figure in the German religious Reformation. A grandson of Ulrich V, count of Württemberg, he succeeded his kinsman Eberhard II as duke of Württemberg in 1498, being declared of age in 1503.
Duke Ulrich nació el 8 de febrero de 1487 y su madre murió en su nacimiento. Su padre, Enrique, conde de Württemberg, estaba mentalmente trastornado, probablemente como resultado de su encarcelamiento de tres años por el duque Carlos el Temerario de Borgoña, fue desterrado al castillo de Hohenurach en el condado de Urach, y su único tutor murió cuando era nueve años de edad.
Duke Christian Ulrich I of Württemberg-Oels (9 April 1652, at Oels Castle in Oels – 5 April 1704, in Oels Castle) was a German nobleman. He was the ruling Duke of Württemberg-Bernstadt from 1669 to 1697 and then the ruling Duke of Oels-Württemberg from 1697 until his death. Contents 1 Descent 2 Reign 3 Marriage and Issue 4 References
Ulrich, Duke of Württemberg. Duke Ulrich of Württemberg (8 February 1487 – 6 November 1550) succeeded his kinsman Eberhard II as Duke of Württemberg in 1498. He was declared of age in 1503. Read more on Wikipedia. Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ulrich, Duke of Württemberg has received more than 57,848 page views.
Meanwhile, in Württemberg Ulrich had become very unpopular. His extravagance had led to a large accumulation of debt, and his subjects were irritated by his oppressive methods of raising money. In 1514 an uprising under the name of Poor Conrad broke out, and was only suppressed after Ulrich had made important concessions to the estates in return for financial aid.