House of Wittelsbach

House Of Wittelsbach

The Wittelsbach family is a European royal family and a German dynasty from Bavaria.

Members of the family served as Dukes, Electors and Kings of Bavaria (1180–1918), Counts Palatine of the Rhine (1214–1803 and 1816–1918), Margraves of Brandenburg (1323–1373), Counts of Holland, Hainaut and Zeeland (1345–1432), Elector-Archbishops of Cologne (1583–1761), Dukes of Jülich and Berg (1614–1794/1806), Kings of Sweden (1441–1448 and 1654–1720) and Dukes of Bremen-Verden (1654–1719).

The family also provided two Holy Roman Emperors (1328/1742), one King of the Romans (1400), two Anti-Kings of Bohemia (1619/1742), one King of Hungary (1305), one King of Denmark and Norway (1440) and a King of Greece (1832–1862).

The family's head, since 1996, is Franz, Duke of Bavaria.

Read more about House Of Wittelsbach:  Origin, Reign in The Holy Roman Empire, Reign Outside The Holy Roman Empire, Family Tree, Armory

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