Bavaria-Munich

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Bavaria-Munich
Teilherzogtum Bayern-München
State of the Holy Roman Empire
Bavaria-Landshut
1392–1505


Banner of Bavaria-Munich

Capital Munich
Government Monarchy
Duke of Bavaria-Munich
 -  1392-1397 Johann II, Stephen III, and Friedrich
 -  1397-1438 Ernest and William III (until 1435)
 -  1438-1460 Albert III
 -  1460-1463 John IV and Sigismund
 -  1463-1465 Sigismund
 -  1465-1508 Sigismund (until 1467) and Albert IV
Historical era Middle Ages
 -  Bavaria-Munich and Bavaria-Ingolstadt split off from Bavaria-Landshut 1392 1392
 -  Bavaria-Munich, Bavaria-Ingolstadt, and Bavaria-Landshut divide Bavaria-Straubing 1425
 -  Bavaria-Dachau separates from Bavaria-Munich September 3, 1467
 -  Bavaria-Dachau returns to Bavaria-Munich February 1, 1501
 -  Reunification of the Duchy of Bavaria July 30, 1505 1505

Bavaria-Munich (German: Bayern-München) was a duchy which was part of the Holy Roman Empire from 1392 to 1505.

History[edit]

After the death of Stephen II in 1375, his sons Stephen III, Frederick, and John II jointly ruled Bavaria-Landshut. After seventeen years, the brothers decided to formally divide their inheritance. John received Bavaria-Munich, Stephen received Bavaria-Ingolstadt, while Frederick kept what remained of Bavaria-Landshut. In 1429 portions of Bavaria-Straubing including the city of Straubing were united with Bavaria-Munich. The duchy existed for a little more than a hundred years before Bavaria was reunited under Albert IV, Duke of Bavaria.

Bavaria-Munich (green) with Bavaria-Landshut (orange), Bavaria-Ingolstadt (brown) y Bavaria-Straubing (grey).
The Old Court in Munich