Genealogy of the Royal Family of Bavaria1

HRH Prince Franz and his descendants


HRH Prince FranzHRH Franz Maria Luitpold Prince of Bavaria
* Schloß Leutstetten, October 10th, 1875
† Samerhof, Schloß Leutstetten, January 25th, 1957

HRH Princess Isabella with her children Ludwig and Maria ElisabethMarried:

Weilburg Castle, Baden near Vienna, July 8th, 1912:
H Ill H Isabella Antonie Eleonore Nathalie Klementine Princess von Croÿ
* L'Hermitage, October 7th, 1890
† Schloß Leutstetten, March 30th, 1982

Children from this marriage:

  1. HRH Ludwig Karl Maria Anton Joseph Prince of Bavaria
  2. HRH Maria Elisabeth Franziska Josepha Therese Princess of Bavaria
    * Nymphenburg Palace, September 9th, 1914

    Married:

    Nymphenburg Palace, August 19th, 1937:
    HI & RH Pedro Henrique Afonso Felipe Maria Miguel Gabriel Rafael Prince of Orléans and Bragança
    * Boulogne-Billancourt, Hauts-de-Seine, September 13th, 1909
    † Vassouras, July 5th, 1981
    Head of the Imperial Family of Brazil, November 14th, 1921

  3. HRH Adelgunde Maria Antonia Elisabeth Josefa Princess of Bavaria
  4. HRH Eleonore Therese Marie Josepha Gabriele Princess of Bavaria
  5. HRH Dorothea Theresa Marie Franziska Princess of Bavaria
    * Schloß Leutstetten, May 25th, 1920

    Married:

    (civil) Sárvár, August 2nd and (religious) Sárvár, August 3rd, 1938:
    HI & RH Gottfried Maria Joseph Peter Ferdinand Hubert Anton Rupert Leopold Heinrich Ignaz Alfons Prince Imperial and Archduke of Austria, Prince Royal of Hungary and Bohemia, Prince of Tuscany
    * Linz, March 14th, 1902
    † Bad Ischl, January 21st, 1984

  6. HRH Rasso Maximilian Rupprecht Prince of Bavaria

TRH Princess Irmingard and Prince LudwigHRH Ludwig Karl Maria Anton Joseph Prince of Bavaria
* Nymphenburg Palace, June 22nd, 1913

Married:

(civil) Schloß Leutstetten, July 19th and (religious) Nymphenburg Palace, July 20th, 1950:
HRH
Irmingard Marie Josefa Princess of Bavaria
* Berchtesgaden, May 29th, 1923

HRH Prince Luitpold and his wife BeatrixChildren from this marriage:

  1. HRH Luitpold Rupprecht Heinrich Prince of Bavaria
    * Schloß Leutstetten, April 14th, 1951

    Married:

    (morganatic) (civil) Starnberg, June 25th and (religious) Kloster Andechs, Erling-Andechs, September 26th, 1979:
    Katrin Beatrix Wiegand
    * Munich, September 19th, 1951
    (The marriage was acknowledged as dynastic by Duke Franz, March 3rd, 1999)

    Children from this marriage:

    1. HRH Auguste Marie Philippa Princess of Bavaria
      (Born as: Auguste Marie Philippa Prinzessin von Bayern)
      * Landsberg am Lech, October 11th, 1979
    2. HRH Alice Isabelle Marie Princess of Bavaria
      (Born as: Alice Isabelle Marie Prinzessin von Bayern)
      * Landsberg am Lech, June 25th, 1981
    3. HRH Ludwig Heinrich Prince of Bavaria
      (Born as: Ludwig Heinrich Prinz von Bayern)
      * Landsberg am Lech, June 14th, 1982
    4. HRH Heinrich Rudolf Prince of Bavaria
      (Born as: Heinrich Rudolf Prinz von Bayern)
      * Landsberg am Lech, January 23rd, 1986
    5. HRH Karl Rupprecht Prince of Bavaria
      (Born as: Karl Rupprecht Prinz von Bayern)
      * Munich, March 10th, 1987
  2. HRH Maria Princess of Bavaria
    * Schloß Leutstetten, January 3rd, 1953
    † Schloß Leutstetten, January 3rd, 1953
  3. HRH Philippa Princess of Bavaria
    * Munich, June 26th, 1954
    † Munich, June 26th, 1954

HRH Adelgunde Maria Antonia Elisabeth Josefa Princess of Bavaria
* Nymphenburg Palace, June 9th, 1917

Married:

(civil) Schloß Leutstetten, May 23rd and (religious) Schloß Leutstetten, June 2nd, 1948:
Zdenko Maria Gabriel Johann Georg Albrecht Freiherr von Hoenning-O'Carroll
* Sünching, August 6th, 1906
† Sünching, May 8th, 1996

Children from this marriage:

  1. Marie Gabriele Freiin von Hoenning-O'Carroll
    * Sünching, May 18th, 1949
  2. Franz Freiherr von Hoenning-O'Carroll
    * Sünching, September 26th, 1950
  3. Hildegard Freiin von Hoenning-O'Carroll
    * Sünching, March 29th, 1952

    Married:

    Sünching, April 15th, 1978:
    Heinrich Adamec
    * Vienna, October 2nd, 1947
    † Vienna, August 17th, 1979

    Child from this marriage:

    1. Valerie Ladislaja Johanna Ingeborg Adelgunde Christina Maria-Concetta Adamec
      * Vienna, February 8th, 1979
  4. Josef Freiherr von Hoenning-O'Carroll
    * Sünching, March 28th, 1953

    Married:

    June 11th, 1982:
    Verena von Oheimb
    * Frankfurt am Main, May 31st, 1959

  5. Dorothea Freiin von Hoenning-O'Carroll
    * Sünching, May 26th, 1956

    Married:

    Sünching, May 3rd, 1986:
    Alessandro Marquess Pallavicino-Terlago
    * Vienna, November 8th, 1936


HRH Eleonore Therese Marie Josepha Gabriele Princess of Bavaria
* Nymphenburg Palace, September 11th, 1918

Married:

(civil) Schloß Leutstetten, August 2nd and (religious) Nymphenburg Palace, August 14th, 1951:
H Ill H Maria Konstantin Friedrich Georg Wunibald Wilhelm Josef Anton Count von Waldburg zu Zeil und Trauchburg
* Zeil Castle, March 15th, 1909
† Feldafing, February 27th, 1972

Children from this marriage:

  1. H Ill H Maria Erich Franz Georg Wunibald Count von Waldburg zu Zeil und Trauchburg
    * Glashütte near Wengen, September 25th, 1952

    Married:

    Kloster Andechs, Erling-Andechs, June 4th, 1982:
    Antonia Hilda Brunetti
    * Viareggio, June 10th, 1952
    (Divorced)

    Child from this marriage:

    1. H Ill H Maria Sophie Eleonore Editha Walburga Countess von Waldburg zu Zeil und Trauchburg
      * Tettnang, May 2nd, 1984
  2. H Ill H Maria Elisabeth Therese Eleonore Walburga Monika Countess von Waldburg zu Zeil und Trauchburg
    * Glashütte near Wengen, January 6th, 1954

    Married:

    (civil) Zeil Castle, April 30th and (religious) Zeil Castle, May 23rd, 1980:
    Hans-Caspar Heribert Veit Friedrich Count zu Toerring-Jettenbach
    * Munich, July 22nd, 1953

  3. H Ill H Maria Georg Konstantin Franz Wunibald Ulrich Count von Waldburg zu Zeil und Trauchburg
    * Munich, May 1st, 1955

    Married:

    (morganatic) Oberarth, October 16th, 1976:
    Gabriele Schmidt
    * Frankfurt am Main, August 23rd, 1957

    Children from this marriage:

    1. Maria Hendrik Wunibald Graf von Waldburg zu Zeil und Trauchburg
      * Glarus, May 2nd, 1977
    2. Maria Alexander Graf von Waldburg zu Zeil und Trauchburg
      * Lucerne, November 3rd, 1979
  4. H Ill H Maria Eleonore Gabriele Theresia Walburga Elisabeth Countess von Waldburg zu Zeil und Trauchburg
    * Munich, February 22nd, 1957

    Married:

    Munich, October 11th, 1980:
    Joseph Dichgans
    * Überlingen, March 18th, 1952

    Children from this marriage:

    1. Maria Anna Eleonore Sophie Dichgans
      * Stuttgart, September 14th, 1981
    2. Franz Konstantin Johannes Maria Dichgans
      * Stuttgart, November 12th, 1982
    3. Benedikt Heinrich Joseph Maria Dichgans
      * Überlingen, March 20th, 1985
    4. Wolfgang Dichgans
      * Überlingen, April 16th, 1988
    5. Therese Dichgans
      * Überlingen, April 27th, 1992
  5. H Ill H Maria Konstantin Karl Ludwig Willibald Georg Count von Waldburg zu Zeil und Trauchburg
    * Munich, July 30th, 1958

    Married:

    Sutton, Quebec, August 4th, 1990:
    Claudia von Glasow
    * Montreal, February 13th, 1961

    Children from this marriage:

    1. H Ill H Louisa Theresa Walburga Countess von Waldburg zu Zeil und Trauchburg
      * Peterborough, September 3rd, 1992
    2. H Ill H Caroline Sophie Walburga Countess von Waldburg zu Zeil und Trauchburg
      * Peterborough, November 8th, 1994
  6. H Ill H Maria Theresia Monika Walburga Countess von Waldburg zu Zeil und Trauchburg ("Therese")
    * Munich, January 19th, 1960

    Married:

    (civil) Grünwald near Munich, July 23rd and (religious) Zeil Castle, September 6th, 1980:
    Friedrich Wilhelm von Hesler
    * Munich, January 16th, 1952

    Children from this marriage:

    1. Carl Friedrich von Hesler
      * Solana Beach, California, March 24th, 1983
    2. Nikolaus von Hesler
      * Munich, August 28th, 1985
    3. Konstantin von Hesler
      * Munich, April 10th, 1987
    4. Marie Charlotte von Hesler
      * Munich, January 27th, 1991

HRH Rasso Maximilian Rupprecht Prince of Bavaria
* Schloß Leutstetten, May 24th, 1926

Married:

Wallsee Castle, October 17th, 1955:
HI & RH Theresa Monika Valerie Elisabeth Ludovika Walburga Anna Princess Imperial and Archduchess of Austria, Princess Royal of Hungary and Bohemia, Princess of Tuscany
* Wallsee Castle, January 9th, 1931

Children from this marriage:

  1. HRH Maria-Theresia Anna Walburga Irmingard Princess of Bavaria
    * Hohenschwangau, September 10th, 1956

    Married:

    Andechs near Starnberg, July 23rd, 1977:
    Thomas (Tamás) Lóránt Count Kornis von Göncz-Ruszka
    * Budapest, October 4th, 1949

    Children from this marriage:

    1. Marie-Bernadette Maria Edina Marta Countess Kornis von Göncz-Ruszka
      * Aichach, May 25th, 1978
    2. Alexander Maria Theodor Imre Count Kornis von Göncz-Ruszka
      * Aichach, September 20th, 1979
    3. János Maria Ferenc Miklós Count Kornis von Göncz-Ruszka
      * Starnberg, December 8th, 1980
    4. Nathalie Maria-Elisabeth Theresa Countess Kornis von Göncz-Ruszka
      * Starnberg, December 11th, 1981
    5. Raphael Maria Christoph Count Kornis von Göncz-Ruszka
      * Aichach, June 10th, 1983
    6. István Maria Benedikt Josef Count Kornis von Göncz-Ruszka
      * Aichach, January 16th, 1987
    7. Ferenc Maria Clemens Count Kornis von Göncz-Ruszka
      * Wasserburg am Inn, May 30th, 1991 
  2. HRH Franz-Josef Michael Maria Ignatius Prince of Bavaria
    * Schloß Leutstetten, September 21st, 1957
    Benedictiner munk (Father Florian) in the Benedictiner Archabbey Sankt Ottilien until 1986 and since then in the Abbey of Peramiko, Tanzania
  3. HRH Elisabeth Maria Immaculata Anastasia Princess of Bavaria
    * Schloß Leutstetten, January 22nd, 1959

    Married:

    (civil) Horn, May 9th and (religious) Eberau, May 24th, 1986:
    Andreas Ferdinand Alfons Eduard Maria Count von Kuefstein
    * Vienna, August 9th, 1954

    Children from this marriage:

    1. Marie-Isabell Countess von Kuefstein
      * Horn, February 26th, 1987
    2. Marie-Carolin Countess von Kuefstein
      * Horn, August 14th, 1988
    3. Marie-Eleonor Countess von Kuefstein
      * Horn, July 6th, 1990
    4. Johann Ludwig Count von Kuefstein
      * Horn, April 22nd, 1996
      † Horn, April 22nd, 1996
    5. Marie-Amelie Countess von Kuefstein
      * Horn, April 2nd, 1997
  4. HRH Wolfgang Rupprecht Maria Theodor Prince of Bavaria
    * Schloß Leutstetten, January 28th, 1960

    Married:

    (civil) Starnberg, November 16th, 1990 and (religious) Stift Vorau, April 6th, 1991:
    Beatrice Countess zu Lodron-Laterano und Castelromano
    * Vienna, May 29th, 1964

    Children from this marriage:

    1. HRH Tassilo Maria Georg Eugen Heinrich Rasso Prince of Bavaria
      * Ravensburg, June 19th, 1992
    2. HRH Richard Maria Philipp Stephan Maximilian Prince of Bavaria
      * Munich, November 19th, 1993
    3. HRH Philipp Maria Max Emanuel Rupprecht Zeno Prince of Bavaria
      * Munich, May 25th, 1996
  5. HRH Benedikta Maria Gabrielle Princess of Bavaria
    * Starnberg, March 13th, 1961

    Married:

    (civil) Haldenwang Castle, June 4th and (religious) Wettenhausen, June 11th, 1989:
    Rudolf Johannes Eugen Conrad Wolfram Romuald Cornelius Kaspar Arbogast Freiherr von Freyberg-Eisenberg
    * Munich, February 7th, 1958

    Children from this marriage:

    1. Maria della Neve Freiin von Freyberg-Eisenberg
      * Lauingen, September 26th, 1990
    2. Konrad Freiherr von Freyberg-Eisenberg
      * Lauingen, February 16th, 1992
    3. Michael Freiherr von Freyberg-Eisenberg
      * Lauingen, November 21st, 1993
    4. Ludovica Freiin von Freyberg-Eisenberg
      * Catania, November 7th, 1997
  6. HRH Christoph Ludwig Maria Prince of Bavaria
    * Schloß Leutstetten, May 5th, 1962

    Married:

    (civil) Munich, August 18th and (religious) Lenhausen, August 20th, 1994:
    Gudila Countess von Plettenberg
    * Lenhausen, October 14th, 1962

    Children from this marriage:

    1. HRH Corbinian Maria Hunold Rasso Nikolaus Prince of Bavaria
      * Starnberg, January 9th, 1996
    2. HRH Stanislaus Maria Hermann Theodor Philipp Prince of Bavaria
      * Starnberg, May 24th, 1997
    3. HRH Marcello Maria Aloysius Franz Hubertus Prince of Bavaria
      * Starnberg, October 12th, 1998
  7. HRH Princess Gisela with her husband and their sonsHRH Gisela Maria Karolina Adelgunde Princess of Bavaria
    * Schloß Leutstetten, September 10th, 1964

    Married:

    Andechs, September 29th, 1987:
    Alexander Afif Prinz von Sachsen-Gessaphe
    * Munich, February 12th, 1954


Footnotes:

  1. With special thanks to Hein Bruins, Brigitte Gastel Lloyd, Netty Leistra and Paul Theroff.

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Last updated: October 15th, 2001.

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