Ferdinand Maria Innozenz Joseph Michael von Bayern (1699 - 1738) MP

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Nicknames: "der Grpßmütige", "der blaue König", "Kürst von Bayern"
Birthplace: Brussels, Bruxelles, Belgium
Death: Died in Munich, Oberbayern, Bavaria, Germany
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About Ferdinand Maria Innozenz Joseph Michael von Bayern


  • Ferdinand Maria Innocent was a son of Elector Maximilian II Emanuel of Bavaria (1662-1726) from his marriage to Therese Kunigunde Sobieska (1676-1730 ), a daughter of King John III Sobieski of Poland.
  • He served as a general in the imperial army. In 1738, he was promoted to Field marshal and imperial Feldzeugmeister[1].
  • He died in 1738 and was buried in the Theatine Church in Munich.

Marriage and issue

  • Ferdinand Maria Innocent married on 5 February 1719 in Zákupy to Maria Anna Carolina, a daughter of Philip William August, Count Palatine of Neuburg. He had the following children:
  • Maximilian Francis Joseph (1720-1738)
  • Clement Francis de Paula (1722-1770); married in 1742 Countess Palatine Maria Anna of Sulzbach (1722-1790)
  • Therese Emmanuel (1723-1743)
  • Ferdinand also had a son from his extra-marital affaire with Countess Marie Adelaide Fortunata Spaur (1694-1781):
  • Joseph Ferdinand (1718-1805), Duke of Salern, married: in 1753 to Countess Marie Mechthildis of Törring (1734-1764); in 1766 to Countess Josepha of La Rosee (d. 1772)


   Kaiserlicher Feldmarschall
   Born 5 August 1699 (Wednesday) - Brüssel
   Died 9 December 1738 (Tuesday) - München, age at death: 39 years old
   Buried - Theatinerkirche in München


   Max II. Emanuel von Bayern der Großmütige, der blaue König,, Kurfürst von Bayern 1662-1726
   Therese Kunigunde Sobieski, Prinzessin von Polen 1676-1730

Spouse(s) and child(ren)

   Relationship to Marie Adelheid Fortunata von Spaur 1694-1781,
       Joseph Ferdinand, Graf von Salern /1718-1805
   Married 5 February 1719 (Sunday), Reichsstadt in Böhmen, to Maria Anna Karoline von der Pfalz 1693-1751,
       Maximilian Joseph Franz 1720-1738
       Clemens Franz von Paula 1722-1770
       Therese Emanuele 1723-1743
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Ferdinand Maria Innozenz, Prinz von Bayern's Timeline

August 5, 1699
Brussels, Bruxelles, Belgium
September, 1718
Age 19
Age 18
April 11, 1720
Age 20
Munich, Oberbayern, Bavaria, Germany
April 19, 1722
Age 22
Munich, Oberbayern, Bavaria, Germany
July 22, 1723
Age 23
Munich, Oberbayern, Bavaria, Germany
December 9, 1738
Age 39
Munich, Oberbayern, Bavaria, Germany
Munich, Oberbayern, Bavaria, Germany