Duke Maximilian Emanuel in Bavaria

Duke Maximilian Emanuel in Bavaria (7 December 1849 – 12 June 1893) was a German prince of the House of Wittelsbach, and a brother of Elisabeth of Bavaria. He married Princess Amalie of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha in 1875, and had three children with her.

Maximilian Emanuel
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Born(1849-12-07)7 December 1849
Munich, Kingdom of Bavaria
Died12 June 1893(1893-06-12) (aged 43)
Feldafing, Kingdom of Bavaria
SpousePrincess Amalie of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
IssueDuke Siegfried
Duke Christoph
Duke Luitpold
Names
German: Maximilian Emanuel
HouseWittelsbach
FatherDuke Maximilian Joseph in Bavaria
MotherPrincess Ludovika of Bavaria

BiographyEdit

 
Duke Maximilian Emanuel in Bavaria

Born on 7 December 1849 in Munich, Maximilian Emanuel was the tenth and youngest child of Duke Maximilian Joseph in Bavaria and Princess Ludovika of Bavaria. He expressed an interest in the army at a young age, becoming a second lieutenant in the 2nd Royal Bavarian Uhlans in 1865.[1] He participated in the War of 1866 on the side of Austria, fighting in the battles of Hünfeld and Hammelburg.

Maximilian Emanuel developed severe gastric bleeding in 1893, passing away in June of that year.[2]

Marriage and issueEdit

Maximilian Emanuel married Princess Amalie of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, fourth child and second eldest daughter of Prince August of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha and his wife Princess Clémentine of Orléans, on 20 September 1875 in Ebenthal, Lower Austria, Austria-Hungary.[1] Maximilian Emanuel and Amalie had three sons:[citation needed]

HonoursEdit

He received the following orders and decorations:[3]

AncestryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Duke Maximilian Emanuel in Bavaria 1849-1893: Sisi In England". sisi-in-england.com. Retrieved 2022-05-31.
  2. ^ "Maximilian Emanuel in Bayern (1849-1893)". www.findagrave.com. Retrieved 2022-05-31.
  3. ^ Hof- und Staatshandbuch des Königreichs Bayern: 1890. Landesamt. 1890. p. 165.
  4. ^ "Ritter-Orden", Hof- und Staatshandbuch der Österreichisch-Ungarischen Monarchie, 1893, p. 66, retrieved 5 April 2021
  5. ^ "Schwarzer Adler-orden", Königlich Preussische Ordensliste (in German), vol. 1, Berlin, 1886, p. 7 – via hathitrust.org
  6. ^ Staatshandbuch und Geographisches Ortslexikon für die Herzogthümer Sachsen-Coburg und Gotha (1884), "Herzogliche Sachsen-Ernestinischer Hausorden" p. 32

BibliographyEdit

  • Damien Bilteryst, Olivier Defrance, Joseph van Loon: Les Biederstein, cousins oubliés de la reine Élisabeth, années 1875-1906. Museum Dynasticum, Bruxelles, XXXIV/1 2022.