Karl Albrecht VII von Bayern (Kurfürst)

male / German
prince, prince-elector, noble, art collector
In 1726 Karl Albrecht VII became Duke of Bavaria and Prince-elector of the Holy Roman Empire.
Brussels 1697-04-07
Munich 1745-01-20
died at Nymphenburg Palace
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Son of Maximilian II Emanuel, Elector of Bavaria (1662-1726) and Theresa Kunegunda Sobieska (1695-1726). He married on 5 October 1722 Archduchess Maria Amalia of Austria (1701-1756). They had issue: Maximiliane Maria (1723-?), Maria Antonia Walpurgis (1724-1780), Theresa Benedicta (1725-1743), Maximilian III Joseph, Elector of Bavaria (1727-1777), Joseph Ludwig Leo (1728-1733), Maria Anna Josepha (1734-1776), Maria Josepha (1739-1767). Karl Albrecht VII had a mistress Sophie Caroline von Igelheim, they had a son: Franz Ludwig (1723-1780).
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Horemans was court painter to the Elector of Bavaria.
Biographical information
Active in
  • Italië 1715-12-03 - 1716-08-24
    went on an educational tour
  • Versailles 1725
    visited Versailles for the wedding of Louis XV of France
  • München 1725 - 1745
    resided at Nymphenburg Palace
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Creation date: 2018-08-16; Last modified date: 2023-05-16


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