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Charles VII Albert of Wittelsbach-Bavaria (Wittelsbach), Elector, Holy Roman Emperor

German: Karl VII Albrecht von Wittelsbach-Bayern (Wittelsbach), Kurfürst, Kaiser des HRR Deutscher Nation
Birthplace: Bruxelles, Brabant, Deutschland(HRR)
Death: Died in München, Bayern, Deutschland(HRR)
Place of Burial: Munich, Oberbayern, Bavaria, Germany
Immediate Family:

Son of Maximilian II Emanuel, Kurfürst von Bayern and Teresa Kunegunda Sobieska h. Janina
Husband of Charlotte Sophie V. INGENHEIM and Maria Amalia Erzherzogin von Österreich
Father of Franz Ludwig Graf V. HOLNSTEIN; Maximiliane von Bayern, Prinzessin; Princess Maria Antonia Walpurgis of Bavaria; Archduchess Theresa Benedicta of Austria; Maximilian III Joseph, Kurfürst von Bayern and 4 others
Brother of Ferdinand Maria Innozenz, Prinz von Bayern and Clemens-August V. BAYERN
Half brother of Leopold Ferdinand von Bayern, Prinz; Anton von Bayern, Prinz and Joseph Ferdinand of Bavaria, Electoral Prince of Bavaria, Prince of Asturias

Occupation: Kurfurste i Bayern 1726-45, elected Emperor KARL VII (12.2.1742-1745) and King of Bohemia (1741-45) cr 7.12.1741, after the death without male issue of his father-in-law and uncle, the Emperors Josef I and Karl VI. However, Bavaria was ill-equipped to sup
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About Karl VII Albrecht von Bayern, Kaiser


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  • Holy Roman Emperor, King of the Romans (King of Germany) Reign 24 January 1742 – 20 January 1745 (2 years, 362 days) Coronation 12 February 1742, Frankfurt

Predecessor: Charles VI Successor: Francis I(Franz I)

  • King of Bohemia: Reign 1741–1743 Coronation 9 December 1741, Prague

Predecessor: Charles VI Successor: Maria Theresa

  • Duke of Bavaria, Prince Elector: Reign 26 February 1726 – 20 January 1745 (18 years, 329 days)

Predecessor Maximilian II Emanuel Successor: Maximilian III Joseph

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Karl VII Albrecht von Bayern, Kaiser's Timeline

August 6, 1697
Bruxelles, Brabant, Deutschland(HRR)
April 12, 1723
Age 25
October 4, 1723
Age 26
July 18, 1724
Age 26
München, Bayern, Deutschland(HRR)
December 6, 1725
Age 28
München, Bayern, Deutschland(HRR)
March 28, 1727
Age 29
München, Bayern, Deutschland(HRR)
August 25, 1728
Age 31
München, Bayern, Deutschland(HRR)
August 7, 1734
Age 37
München, Bayern, Deutschland(HRR)
March 20, 1739
Age 41
München, Bayern, Deutschland (HRR)