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Princess Ludovika
Born 30 August 1808(1808-08-30)
Died 25 January 1892 (aged 83)

Marie Ludovika Wilhelmine (or Louise), Princess of Bavaria (August 30, 1808 - January 25, 1892) was the sixth child of King Maximilian I of Bavaria and his second wife, Karoline of Baden. She was born and died in Munich.

Ludovika married Maximilian Joseph, Duke in Bavaria (December 4, 1808 - November 15, 1888), whose father Duke Pius August in Bavaria was her cousin, on September 9, 1828, in Tegernsee. They had ten children

Children

Name Birth Death Notes
Ludwig Wilhelm, Duke in Bavaria ("Louis") June 21, 1831 November 6, 1920 married Henriette, Frein of Wallsee (morganatically), had issue.
Wilhelm Karl, Duke in Bavaria December 24, 1832 February 13, 1833 died in childhood, no issue.
Helene Caroline Therese, Duchess in Bavaria ("Néné") April 4, 1834 May 16, 1890 married Maximilian Anton Lamoral, Hereditary Prince of Thurn and Taxis, had issue.
Elisabeth Amalie Eugenie, Duchess in Bavaria (Sisi) December 24, 1837 September 10, 1898 married Franz Josef of Austria and became the empress of Austria and queen of Hungary, had issue.
Karl Theodor "Gackl" August 9, 1839 November 30, 1909 married twice. First to his cousin Sophie of Saxony (1845-1867) in 1865 and secondly to Maria Josepha de Bragança of Portugal in 1874, had issue from both marriages.
Marie Sophie Amalie, Duchess in Bavaria October 4, 1841 January 19, 1925 married Francis II of the Two Sicilies, had issue (a stillborn daughter).
Mathilde Ludovika, Duchess in Bavaria September 30, 1843 June 18, 1925 married Lodovico, Count of Trani, son of Ferdinand II of the Two Sicilies, the half-brother from Francis II of the Two Scilies, had issue.
Maximilian, Duke in Bavaria December 8, 1845 December 8, 1845 stillborn.
Sophie Charlotte Augustine, Duchess in Bavaria February 23, 1847 May 4, 1897 married Ferdinand Philippe Marie, duc d'Alençon (1844-1910), son of Louis Charles Philippe Raphael, duc de Nemours, had issue.
Duke Maximilian Emanuel in Bavaria "Mapperl" December 7, 1849 June 12, 1893 married Princess Amalie of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, had issue.

Ludovika was an excellent matchmaker for her children.

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