Elisabeth Ludovika of Bavaria (13 November 1801 – 14 December 1873) was Queen of Prussia as the wife of King Frederick William IV . Biography [ edit] Early life [ edit] Elisabeth was born in Munich, the daughter of King Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria and his Queen Friederike Karoline Wilhelmine Margravine of Baden. 
Ludovika married Maximilian Joseph, Duke in Bavaria, whose father Duke Pius August in Bavaria was her cousin, on 9 September 1828 in Tegernsee. Ludovika was always frustrated that, unlike her elder sisters who married kings and Austrian archdukes, she would not be marrying someone with a grand title, but rather a peculiar and childish duke who had a fondness for circuses.
Elisabeth, or Sisi, as she was called in the family, was born in Munich on 24 December 1837. Elisabeth was the fourth of ten children born to Duke Maximilian in Bavaria (1808–1888) and Princess Maria Ludovika (1808–1892), a union that was certainly no love match and overshadowed by the couple’s diametrically opposed outlooks on life.
English: Elisabeth Ludovika of Bavaria (November 13, 1801 – December 14, 1873) was a Princess of Bavaria and later Queen consort of Prussia. She was born in Munich , the daughter of King Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria and his Queen Friederike Karoline Wilhelmine Margravine of Baden .
She was a Duchess in Bavaria by birth as the daughter of Duke Maximilian Joseph and Princess Ludovika. She was temporarily the head of the Thurn and Taxis family . Helene’s maternal aunt, Princess Sophie of Bavaria , saw Helene as a good marriage candidate for her son, the future Austrian emperor Franz Josef , and in 1853, Helene, her mother, and her younger sister Elisabeth visited him in Bad Ischl .
On 24 April 1854, Elisabeth married Franz Joseph, and the family was catapulted to fame. Ludovika was at breakfast the morning after the wedding night and embraced her daughter. Elisabeth became pregnant quickly, and her first child – a daughter named Sophie – was born on 5 March 1855. It was Ludovika’s first grandchild.
Empress Elisabeth of Austria was a powerful monarch of the 19th century who was known for her remarkable beauty, and for being one of the first major female celebrities to suffer under the eye of...
Elisabeth, nicknamed Sisi (sometimes spelled Sissi), was born on December 24th, 1837, in Munich. She was the fourth child and second daughter of Princess Ludovika of Bavaria and Maximilian Joseph, Duke in Bavaria. She had ten siblings, and eight, including her, survived to adulthood. Her parents’ marriage was unhappy, but they were amazing parents.
Elisabeth Ludovika of Bavaria was the wife of King Friedrich Wilhelm IV of Prussia. She was born in Munich, Kingdom of Bavaria., now in the German state of Bavaria, on November 13, 1801, the daughter of King Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria and his second wife Princess Caroline of Baden, and had six siblings: Prince Maximilian (1800-1803) – died in childhood.
Elisabeth of Bavaria (Elisabeth Gabriele Valérie Marie; 25 July 1876 – 23 November 1965) was Queen of the Belgians from 23 December 1909 to 17 February 1934 as the spouse of King Albert I, and a duchess in Bavaria by birth.She was the mother of King Leopold III of Belgium and of Queen Marie-José of Italy, and grandmother of Kings Baudouin and Albert II of Belgium, and Grand Duchess ...