Caroline Augusta of Bavaria (1792–1873)

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Caroline Augusta of Bavaria (1792–1873)

Bavarian princess. Name variations: Karoline Augusta or Auguste; Charlotta Augusta; Charlotte of Bavaria. Born on February 8, 1792, in Mannheim; died on February 9, 1873, in Vienna; daughter of Wilhelmine of Darmstadt (1765–1796) and Maximilian I Joseph, elector of Bavaria (r. 1799–1805), king of Bavaria (r. 1805–1825); married William I (1781–1864), king of Wurttemberg (r. 1816–1864), on June 8, 1808 (annulled in 1814); married Francis I (1768–1835), emperor of Austria, also known as Francis II, the last Holy Roman emperor (r. 1792–1806). Francis' other wives were Maria Teresa of Naples (1772–1807), Elizabeth of Wurttemberg (1767–1790), and Maria Ludovica of Modena (1787–1816).