Ludwig IV "the Gentle", Elector of the Palatinate

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Elector Palatine Ludwig IV "der sanftmütige" von der Pfalz (Wittelsbach), Kurfürst

Birthdate: (25)
Birthplace: Heidelberg, Pfalz, Deutschland(HRR)
Death: Died in Worms, Pfalz, Deutschland(HRR)
Place of Burial: Heidelberg, Pfalz, Deuschland(HRR)
Immediate Family:

Son of Ludwig III "le Barbu", Elector of the Palatinate and Matilda of Savoy
Husband of Marguerite of Savoy, Duchess of Anjou, Countess Palatine of the Rhine, of Württember
Father of Philip "the Upright", Elector Palatine and Mathilde von der Pfalz, Prinzessin
Brother of Mathilde; Margaret; Frederick I, Elector Palatine; Ruprecht von der Pfalz, Prinz and Unknown von der Pfalz, Prinzessin
Half brother of Rupprecht

Occupation: Elector Palatine of the Rhine from the House of Wittelsbach, 1436-1449, Kurfürst von der Pfalz 1436–1449
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About Ludwig IV "the Gentle", Elector of the Palatinate


  • Elector Palatine: Reign 1436–1449

Predecessor: Louis(Ludwig) III Successor: Frederick I

  • "Der Sanftmütge" is a person, wo is peace making, gentle silent talker, peaceably, peacefully or in french: Bonhomie.
  • In danish: Den sagtmodige, den fredsommelige, den spagfærdige, den stilfærdige eller skikkelige.
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Ludwig IV "the Gentle", Elector of the Palatinate's Timeline

January 1, 1424
Heidelberg, Pfalz, Deutschland(HRR)
Age 23
Heidelberg, Baden, Deutschland(HRR)
July 14, 1448
Age 24
Heidelberg, Pfalz, Deutschland(HRR)
August 13, 1449
Age 25
Worms, Pfalz, Deutschland(HRR)
Heidelberg, Pfalz, Deuschland(HRR)