Prince Pius August in Bavaria, full German name: Pius August Herzog in Bayern (born 1 August 1786 in Landshut, Electorate of Bavaria; died 3 August 1837 in Bayreuth, Kingdom of Bavaria) was a Duke in Bavaria as a member of the Palatine Birkenfeld-Gelnhausen line of the House of Wittelsbach. Pius August was a grandfather of Empress Elisabeth of Austria through his son Duke Maximilian Joseph in Bavaria, as well as a great grandfather of Queen Elisabeth of the Belgians and an ancestor of the current generations of the Belgian and Italian Royal Families and the Grand Ducal Family of Luxembourg.
|Prince Pius August in Bavaria|
|Born||1 August 1786|
Landshut, Electorate of Bavaria
|Died||3 August 1837 (aged 51)|
Bayreuth, Kingdom of Bavaria
(m. 1807; died 1823)
|Issue||Duke Maximilian Joseph in Bavaria|
|Father||Duke Wilhelm in Bavaria|
|Mother||Countess Palatine Maria Anna of Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld|
Born in Landshut, Pius August was the third child of Duke Wilhelm in Bavaria and his wife, Countess Palatine Maria Anna of Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld, sister of King Maximilian I of Bavaria.
Marriage and issueEdit
Pius August married Princess Amélie Louise of Arenberg, daughter of Prince Louis Marie of Arenberg (1757-1795) and his wife, Marie Adélaïde Julie de Mailly-Nesle, dame d'Ivry-sur-Seine (1766-1789), on 26 May 1807 in Brussels. Pius August and Amélie Louise had one son:
|Ancestors of Duke Pius August in Bavaria|
- Darryl Lundy (15 Jan 2003). "Pius August Herzog in Bayern". ThePeerage.com. Retrieved 2009-05-23.