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Louis IV of Upper Bavaria (Wittelsbach), Holy Roman Emperor

German: Ludwig IV von Wittelsbach, Holy Roman Emperor
Also Known As: "Louis the Bavarian"
Birthplace: München, Bayern, Deutschland(HRR)
Death: October 11, 1347 (65)
Kloster Furstnef, Fürstenfeldbruch, Bayern, Deutschland(HRR)
Place of Burial: München, Bayern, Deutschland(HRR)
Immediate Family:

Son of Ludwig II "the Severe", duke of Upper Bavaria and Mathilde von Habsburg
Husband of Beatrice of Silesia and Margaretha de Hainault, Kaiserin des Heiligen Römischen Reiches
Father of William van der Poel; princess Matilde of Bavaria; daughter 2 of Louis IV; Louis V, the Brandenburger; princess Anna of Wittelsbach and 11 others
Brother of Rudolf I, Herzog von Oberbayern; Mechthild av Bayern Wittelsbach and Agnes von Bayern
Half brother of Maria av Bayern Wittelsbach and Agnes von Bayern Wittelsbach

Occupation: Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire /Hertog van Beieren vanaf 1294, Duits koning 1314-1347, keizer 1328-1347, Keizer, Holy Roman Emperor, King of Germany, King of the Romans, m. 1308, 1328 Deutscher Kaiser
Managed by: Günther Kipp
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About Louis IV, Duke of Upper Bavaria

Ludwig der Bayer

Louis the Bavarian


  • The Peerage
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  • King of the Romans Reign 1314–1347 Coronation 25 November 1314 (Aachen) until 1330 with Frederick "the Handsome"
  • King of Italy Reign 1327–1347 Coronation 31 May 1327 (Milan)
  • Holy Roman Emperor Reign 1328–1347 Coronation 17 January 1328 (Rome)

Predecessor: Henry VII Successor: Charles IV
*Duke of Bavaria Reign 1301–1347 (until 1317 with Rudolf I) Predecessor: Rudolf I Successor: Louis V "the Brandenburger"
Stephen II Louis VI "the Roman" William I Albert I Otto V "the Bavarian"


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Louis IV, Duke of Upper Bavaria's Timeline

April 1, 1282
München, Bayern, Deutschland(HRR)
- October 11, 1347
Age 18
Duke of Bavaria
June 21, 1313
München, Bayern, Deutschland (HRR)
September 1314
October 20, 1314
- October 11, 1347
Age 32
King of the Romans
Age 31
King, Madison, Louisiana, United States
May 1315
Bayern, Deutschland(HRR)
Bayern, Bavaria