Duke Ludwig Wilhelm in Bavaria (1884–1968)
|Duke Ludwig Wilhelm|
|Duke in Bavaria|
|Period||30 November 1909 – 5 November 1968|
17 January 1884|
Schloss Tegernsee, Bavaria
5 November 1968 (aged 84)|
Wildbad Kreuth, Germany
|Spouse||Princess Eleonore Anna Lucie of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg|
|Father||Karl Theodor, Duke in Bavaria|
|Mother||Infanta Maria Josepha of Portugal|
Duke Ludwig Wilhelm Karl Norbert Theodor Johann in Bavaria (17 January 1884 – 5 November 1968) was a member of the Kingdom of Bavaria's ruling dynasty, the House of Wittelsbach. From 1909 he was the head of the Wittelsbachs' cadet branch, the Dukes in Bavaria, heirs of the Counts Palatine of Birkenfeld-Gelnhausen.
By royal command of King Leopold II, he received the Grand Cordon of Leopold as wedding gift in 1900 . However the Prince was only 14 years old and today remains one of the youngest Grand Cordons in the Belgian History.
He married Princess Eleonore Anna Lucie zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg, daughter of Prince Franz zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg and Julia Cavalcanti d'Albuquerque de Villeneuve, on 19 March 1917 in Kreuth. They had no children.
Ludwig Wilhelm died on 5 November 1968 in Wildbad Kreuth.
- Wedding of his sister Elisabeth
- Albert I;Museum Dynasticum N° .21: 2009/ n° 2.