Adalbert Wilhelm Georg, Prinz von Bayern

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About Adalbert Wilhelm Georg, Prinz von Bayern

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  • Johann the Younger #1021 + # 1307
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  • Wikipedia:
  • Prince Adalbert of Bavaria (German: Adalbert Wilhelm Georg Ludwig Prinz von Bayern) (Munich, 19 July 1828 – Nymphenburg Palace, 21 September 1875) was the ninth child and fourth son of Ludwig I of Bavaria and Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen.


  • In Madrid on 25 August 1856 he married Infanta Amelia Philippina of Spain (1834–1905), sixth daughter and eleventh child of Infante Francisco de Paula of Spain (a younger son of King Charles IV of Spain) and Princess Luisa Carlotta of Bourbon-Two Sicilies. They had five children :
  • Ludwig Ferdinand (1859–1949); married Infanta María de la Paz of Spain
  • Alfons (1862–1933); married Princess Louise of Orleans, daughter of Ferdinand Philippe Marie, duc d'Alençon
  • Isabella (1863–1924); married Thomas, 2nd Duke of Genoa
  • Elvira (1868–1943); married Rudolf von Wrbna-Kaunitz-Rietberg-Questenberg and Freudenthal
  • Clara (1874–1941); unmarried


  • Prince Adalbert of Bavaria died on 21 September 1875 in Munich and is buried in the Colombarium in the Michaelskirche in Munich, Bavaria.

Greek succession

  • It is often suggested that following his older brother Otto's death, Prince Adalbert became the heir presumptive to the throne of Greece. In fact, rights to the Greek succession were passed onto his other older brother Luitpold, who technically succeeded to the Greek throne in 1867. Due to the renunciation of all the rights to the Greek succession by King Ludwig III, at Luitpold's death the rights to the throne of Greece were inherited by his second son, Prince Leopold.
  • However, if it is proven that all legitimate descendants of Luitpold (barring those through King Ludwig III) are indeed extinct (discounting also the male descendants of prince Georg of Bavaria), Adalbert's male-line descendants could conceivably assume the claim to the throne of Greece.
  • honors Knight of the Order of the Golden Fleece - Spanish Branch
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Adalbert Wilhelm Georg, Prinz von Bayern's Timeline

July 19, 1828
München, Oberbayern, Bavaria, Deutschland(DB)
August 20, 1828
Munich, Upper Bavaria, Bavaria, Germany
October 22, 1859
Palacio Real, Madrid, Community of Madrid, Madrid, Spain
January 24, 1862
Schloss Nymphenburg, München, Bayern, Deutschland(DB)
August 31, 1863
Schloß Nymphenburg, München, Bayern, Deutschland(DB)
November 22, 1868
Munich (München), Bayern, Germany (Deutschland)
October 11, 1874
Schloss Nymphenburg, Munich, Bavaria, München, Bayern, Deutschland(DKR)
September 21, 1875
Age 47
Schloss Nymphenburg, München, Bayern, Deutschland(DKR)
September 30, 1875
Age 47
Colombarium in the Michaelskirche, München, Deutschland(DKR)