Duke Pius August in Bavaria
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Duke Pius August in Bavaria
Duke Pius August in Bavaria
1800 Hauber Herzog Pius August in Bayern Historisches Museum Bamberg anagoria.jpg
Born(1786-08-01)1 August 1786
Landshut, Electorate of Bavaria
Died3 August 1837(1837-08-03) (aged 51)
Bayreuth, Kingdom of Bavaria
Spouse
(m. 1807; died 1823)
IssueDuke Maximilian Joseph in Bavaria
HouseWittelsbach
FatherDuke Wilhelm in Bavaria
MotherCountess Palatine Maria Anna of Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld

Duke Pius August in Bavaria,[1] full German name: Pius August Herzog in Bayern[1] (born 1 August 1786 in Landshut, Electorate of Bavaria;[1] died 3 August 1837 in Bayreuth, Kingdom of Bavaria[1]) was a Duke in Bavaria as a member of the Palatine Birkenfeld-Gelnhausen line of the House of Wittelsbach. Pius August was a grandfather of Empress Elisabeth of Austria through his son Duke Maximilian Joseph in Bavaria, as well as a great grandfather of Queen Elisabeth of the Belgians and an ancestor of the current generations of the Belgian and Italian Royal Families and the Grand Ducal Family of Luxembourg .

Early life

Born in Landshut, Pius August was the third child of Duke Wilhelm in Bavaria and his wife, Countess Palatine Maria Anna of Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld, sister of King Maximilian I of Bavaria.

Marriage and issue

Pius August married Princess Amélie Louise of Arenberg, daughter of Prince Louis Marie of Arenberg and his wife, Marie Adélaïde Julie de Mailly, dame d'Ivry-sur-Seine, on 26 May 1807 in Brussels.[1] Pius August and Amélie Louise had one son:[1]

Later life

In 1815, Pius August became an honorary member of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities. He loved to travel.

Ancestry

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g Darryl Lundy (15 Jan 2003). "Pius August Herzog in Bayern". ThePeerage.com. Retrieved .

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