Rasso, Prinz von Bayern

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Rasso Maximilian Rupprecht von Bayern

Birthplace: Starnberg, Bayern, Deutschland
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of Franz Maria Luitpold, Prinz von Bayern and Isabella Antonie de Croÿ
Husband of <private> von Bayern (von Österreich)
Father of <private> Goncz-Ruszka (Bavaria); <private> Bavaria; <private> Kufstein; <private> Bavaria; <private> Freyberg-Eisenberg and 2 others
Brother of Ludwig Karl Maria von Bayern, Prinz von Bayern; Maria Elisabeth von Wittelsbach, prinzessin von Bayern; Princess Aldegunde of Maria Bavaria; Princess Eleonore of Marie Bavaria and Princess Dorothea of Bavaria

Occupation: Prince of Bavaria
Managed by: Douglas John Nimmo
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About Rasso, Prinz von Bayern

Golden Fleece - Knights: Austrian Branch

Early life

Rasso was born at Schloß Leutstetten near Starnberg, Bavaria. He was the second son, and the youngest child, of Prince Franz of Bavaria and his wife Princess Isabella Antonie of Croÿ.


On 17 October 1955 Rasso married Archduchess Theresa of Austria, the daughter of Archduke Theodor Salvator of Austria and Countess Maria Theresia von Waldburg zu Zeil und Trauchburg. The wedding took place at Schloß Wallsee near Amstetten in Austria. The couple had seven children:

  • Princess Maria-Theresia of Bavaria (b. 1956); married Count Tamas Kornis de Goncz-Ruszka; seven children.
  • Prince Franz-Josef of Bavaria (b. 1957), a Benedictine monk in Peramiko, Tanzania, now called Pater Florian.
  • Princess Elisabeth of Bavaria (b. 1959); married Count Andreas von Kuefstein; six children.
  • Prince Wolfgang of Bavaria (b. 1960); married Countess Beatrice of Lodron-Laterano and Castelromano; three children.
  • Princess Benedikta of Bavaria (b. 1961); married Count Rudolf von Freyberg-Eisenberg; four children.
  • Prince Christoph of Bavaria (b. 1962); married Baroness Gudila von Plettenberg; four children.
  • Princess Gisela of Bavaria (b. 1964); married Prince Alexander of Saxe-Gessaphe; four children.

Later life

  • Rasso was a Grand Prior of the Bavarian Order of Saint George,
  • Knight of the Order of Saint Hubert, and a Knight of the Order of the Golden Fleece.
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Rasso, Prinz von Bayern's Timeline

May 24, 1926
Starnberg, Bayern, Deutschland
October 17, 1955
Age 29
Wallsee, Lower Austria, Austria
September 12, 2011
Age 85