Ludovica (1808–1892)

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Ludovica (1808–1892)

Electress and queen of Bavaria. Name variations: Louisa Wilhelmina of Bavaria. Born in 1808; died in 1892; daughter of Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria (b. 1756), elector of Bavaria (r. 1799–1805) and king of Bavaria (r. 1805–1825), and Caroline of Baden (1776–1841); married Maximilian Joseph (1808–1888), duke of Bavaria; children: Louis also known as Ludwig (1831–1920); Charles Theodore also known as Karl Theodor "Gackl" (1839–1909, who married Maria Josepha of Portugal ); Helene of Bavaria (1834–1890); Elizabeth of Bavaria (1837–1898); Maria Sophia Amalia (1841–1925, who married Francis II of Naples); Mathilde of Bavaria (1843–1925); Sophie of Bayern (1847–1897); Maximilian (1849–1893).