Historical figure Ludwig I Von Wittelsbach

Born in: 1786  - Died in: 1868
Louis I of Wittelsbach, king of Bavaria. - Son of King Maximilian I Joseph; first he fought in the Napoleonic army; contrary to the French hegemony, he then sided in the coalition (1813), entering Paris with his army.

Protector of artists and art enthusiast, he founded the glittoteca of Monaco and spent a long time in Italy. Having become king in 1825, he had several monumental buildings built in Munich. At first liberal and reformer, from 1830 he impressed a reactionary course on domestic politics, and linked himself to ultramontanism.

The relationship with the dancer Lola Montes made him even more unpopular to his subjects. The popular movements of 1848 led him to abdicate. He then lived in Italy.

In 1827 he established the royal order of Louis of the Kingdom of Bavaria.

Ludwig I Von Wittelsbach Visited places

 Via Labers, 25 - 39012 Merano - Bolzano

The Labers Castle is set on a hill, surrounded by the idyllic panorama of the Merano vineyards. The hotel rooms are furnished in a simple and elegant style, with authentic pieces in period style.... see

Offered services

Hotel, Location for Ceremonies and Conferences, Restaurant, Swimming pool

Time period
Middle Ages

Italy, Bolzano