Adolf, Count Palatine of the Rhine
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Adolf of the Rhine (German: Adolf der Redliche von der Pfalz) (27 September 1300, Wolfratshausen – 29 January 1327, Neustadt) from the house of Wittelsbach was formally Count Palatine of the Rhine from 1319 to 1327.
|Count Palatine of the Rhine|
Coat of arms of Count Palatine of Rhine
|Reign||1319 – 1327|
|Predecessor||Rudolf I (formally)|
|Born||27 September 1300|
|Died||29 January 1327 (aged 26)|
|Spouse(s)||Irmengard of Oettingen|
|Father||Rudolf I, Duke of Bavaria|
|Mother||Mechtild of Nassau|
He was the second son of Rudolf I, Duke of Bavaria and his wife Mechtild of Nassau. He didn't really rule because his uncle Louis IV occupied the Palatinate until an agreement with Adolf's brothers and his son Rupert II, Elector Palatine of the Rhine was concluded in Pavia in 1329.
Family and childrenEdit
- Rupert II, Elector Palatine of the Rhine (12 May 1325, Amberg–6 January 1398, Amberg).
- a daughter (d. 1389), married Count Meinhard I of Ortenburg.
|Ancestors of Adolf, Count Palatine of the Rhine|
- (in German) www.genealogie-mittelalter.de
Adolf, Count Palatine of the RhineBorn: 1300 Died: 1327
Rudolf I (formally)
| (Titular) Elector Palatine of the Rhine
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