Prince Karl of Bavaria (1874–1927)
1 April 1874|
Villa Amsee near Lindau, Bavaria
|Died||9 May 1927
|Burial||Liebfrauendom, Munich, Bavaria|
|Father||Ludwig III of Bavaria|
|Mother||Archduchess Maria Theresia of Austria-Este|
Early life and Military career
Karl was born at Villa Amsee near Lindau in Bavaria. He was the second son of King Ludwig III of Bavaria and his wife Archduchess Maria Theresia of Austria-Este. Like his older brother Crown Prince Rupprecht, Karl joined the Bavarian Army and eventually reached the rank of Major General.
- Das Bayernbuch vom Kriege 1914-1918, Konrad Krafft von Dellmensingen, Friedrichfranz Feeser, Chr. Belser AG, Verlagsbuchhandlung, Stuttgart 1930
- C. Arnold McNaughton, The Book of Kings: A Royal Genealogy, in 3 volumes (London, U.K.: Garnstone Press, 1973), volume 1, page 469.