Louis II, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken

Louis II of Zweibrücken (German: Pfalzgraf Ludwig II. von Zweibrücken-Neuburg "der Jüngere") (14 September 1502 – 3 December 1532) was Count Palatine and Duke of Zweibrücken from 1514 to 1532.[citation needed]

Louis II of Zweibrücken
Ludwig II., Pfalzgraf von Zweibrücken (1502-1532).jpg
Born(1502-09-14)14 September 1502
Zweibrücken
Died3 December 1532(1532-12-03) (aged 30)
Zweibrücken
BuriedAlexander's Church (Alexanderskirche [de]) in Zweibrücken
Noble familyHouse of Wittelsbach
Spouse(s)Elisabeth of Hesse
Issue
FatherAlexander, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken
MotherMargarete of Hohenlohe-Neuenstein

Early lifeEdit

He was the son of Alexander, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken (1462–1514) and his wife Countess Margarete of Hohenlohe-Neuenstein (1480–1522).

Marriage and issueEdit

He was married in 1525 to Elisabeth of Hesse, daughter of William I, Landgrave of Lower Hesse, and they had two children. His son Wolfgang inherited the title and his daughter Christine died young in 1534.[citation needed]

DeathEdit

 
Alexanderskirche, burial place of Louis II

Louis II died on 3 December 1532 and was buried in the crypt of Alexanderskirche (a church named for his father, who funded the original construction) in Zweibrücken.[1]

AncestorsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Hudlet, Richard B. (1993). 500 Jahre Alexanderskirche Zweibrücken, 1493-1993 : Betrachtungen zur Geschichte einer Kirche und einer Stadt [500 years of Alexander's Church Zweibrücken, 1493-1993: Reflections on the history of a church and a city] (in German). Zweibrücken: Protestantische Kirchengemeinde Zweibrücken-Mitte [Protestant parish of Zweibrücken-Mitte]. ISBN 9783924171186. OCLC 34658300.

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Louis II, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken
Born: 14 September 1502 Died: 3 December 1532
Preceded by
Alexander
Duke of Zweibrücken
1514–1532
Succeeded by
Wolfgang