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  1. 12/05/2022 · Caroline Matilda was born in on 22 July [ O.S. 11 July] 1751 as the ninth and youngest child of Frederick, Prince of Wales, and Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha. Her father had died suddenly about three months before her birth, on 31 March 1751, and she was thus a posthumous child.

  2. Princess Alexandra, Duchess of Fife, RRC, GCStJ ( née Lady Alexandra Victoria Alberta Edwina Louise Duff; 17 May 1891 – 26 February 1959), known as Princess Arthur of Connaught after her marriage, was the eldest surviving grandchild of King Edward VII.

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    • Early Reign
    • Austro-Prussian and Franco-Prussian Wars
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    Born at Nymphenburg Palace (located in what is today part of central Munich), he was the elder son of Maximilian II of Bavaria and Marie of Prussia, Crown Prince and Princess of Bavaria, who became King and Queen in 1848 after the abdication of the former's father, Ludwig I, during the German Revolution. His parents intended to name him Otto, but h...

    Crown Prince Ludwig was in his 19th year when his father died after a three-day illness, and he ascended the Bavarian throne. Although he was not prepared for high office, his youth and brooding good looks made him popular in Bavaria and elsewhere.He continued the state policies of his father and retained his ministers. His real interests were in a...

    Unification with Prussia took center stage from 1866. In the Austro-Prussian War, which began in August, Ludwig supported Austria against Prussia. Austria and Bavaria were defeated, and Bavaria was forced to sign a mutual defense treaty with Prussia. When the Franco-Prussian War broke out in 1870, Bavaria was required to fight alongside Prussia. Af...

    The greatest stress of Ludwig's early reign was pressure to produce an heir. This issue came to the forefront in 1867. Ludwig became engaged to Duchess Sophie in Bavaria, his cousin and the youngest sister of his dear friend, Empress Elisabeth of Austria. They shared a deep interest in the works of Wagner. The engagement was announced on 22 January...

    After 1871, Ludwig largely withdrew from politics, and devoted himself to his personal creative projects, most famously his castles, for which he personally approved every detail of the architecture, decoration, and furnishing.

    Although the king had paid for his pet projects out of his own funds and not the state coffers, that did not necessarily spare Bavaria from financial fallout. By 1885, the king was 14 million marksin debt, had borrowed heavily from his family, and rather than economizing, as his financial ministers advised him, he planned further opulent designs wi...

    At 4 am on 10 June 1886, a government commission including Holnstein and Gudden arrived at Neuschwanstein to deliver the document of deposition to the King formally and to place him in custody. Tipped off an hour or two earlier by a faithful servant, his coachman Fritz Osterholzer, Ludwig ordered the local police to protect him, and the commissione...

    On the afternoon of the next day, 13 June 1886, Dr. Gudden accompanied Ludwig on a stroll in the grounds of Berg Castle. They were escorted by two attendants. On their return, Gudden expressed optimism to other doctors concerning the treatment of his royal patient. Following dinner, at around 6 pm, Ludwig asked Gudden to accompany him on a further ...

    Though many considered Ludwig peculiar, the question of clinical insanity remains unresolved. The prominent German brain researcher Heinz Häfner has disagreed with the contention that clear evidence existed for Ludwig's insanity. Others believe he may have suffered from the effects of chloroformused in an effort to control chronic toothache rather ...

    Ludwig the Second, king of Bavaria by Clara Tschudi1908 English
    BBC R4 Great Lives programme on Ludwig – listen online: BBC Radio 4 - Great Lives, Series 26, Ludwig II of Bavaria
  3. Hace 7 horas · From birth, as the granddaughter of the British monarch, she had the title Her Royal Highness Princess Louise of Wales. She spent much of her childhood at Sandringham House in Norfolk. She was baptised at Marlborough House on 10 May 1867 by Charles Longley, Archbishop of Canterbury.

  4. hace 5 días · She was the youngest daughter of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra of the United Kingdom. Before her marriage, she was known as Princess Maud of Wales because her father was Prince of Wales at the time. Contents 1 Early life 2 Princess of Denmark 3 Queen of Norway 4 Death and legacy 5 Titles, styles, and arms 5.1 Titles and styles 5.2 Arms