- Duke Pius August in Bavaria
Duke Pius August Duke Pius August in Bavaria Spouse Princess Amélie Louise of Arenberg Issue Duke Maximilian Joseph Full name German: Pius August House House of Wittelsbach Father Duke Wilhelm in Bavaria Mother Countess Palatine Maria Anna of Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld Born 1 August 1786
Landshut, Electorate of Bavaria
Died 3 August 1837(aged 51)
Bayreuth, Kingdom of Bavaria
Duke Pius August in Bavaria, full German name: Pius August Herzog in Bayern (born 1 August 1786 in Landshut, Electorate of Bavaria; died 3 August 1837 in Bayreuth, Kingdom of Bavaria) was a Duke in Bavaria as a member of the Palatinate-Birkenfeld-Gelnhausen line of the House of Wittelsbach. Pius August was a grandfather of Empress Elisabeth of Austria through his son Duke Maximilian Joseph in Bavaria.
Born in Landshut, Pius August was the third child of Duke Wilhelm in Bavaria and his wife Countess Palatine Maria Anna of Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld.
Marriage and issue
Pius August married Princess Amélie Louise of Arenberg, daughter of Duke Louis Marie of Arenberg and his wife Marie Adélaïde Julie de Mailly, dame d'Ivry-sur-Seine, on 26 May 1807 in Brussels. Pius August and Amélie Louise had one son:
Titles, styles, honours and arms
Titles and styles
- 1 August 1786 – 16 February 1799: Count Palatine Pius August of Birkenfeld-Gelnhausen
- 16 February 1799 – 3 August 1837: His Royal Highness Duke Pius August in Bavaria
Ancestors of Duke Pius August in Bavaria 16. Christian I, Count Palatine of Birkenfeld-Bischweiler 8. John Charles, Count Palatine of Birkenfeld-Gelnhausen 17. Magdalena Katharina of Zweibrücken 4. John, Count Palatine of Birkenfeld-Gelnhausen 18. Georg Friedrich von Witzleben 9. Esther Maria von Witzleben 19. Maria Magdalena von Hanstein 2. Duke Wilhelm in Bavaria 20. Johann Philipp of Salm-Dhaun 10. Karl of Salm, Count of Dhaun 21. Anna Katharina of Nassau-Ottweiler 5. Sophie Charlotte of Salm-Dhaun 22. Friedrich Ludwig of Nassau-Ottweiler 11. Louise of Nassau-Ottweiler 23. Christiane of Ahlefeldt 1. Duke Pius August in Bavaria 24. Christian II, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld 12. Christian III, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken 25. Catherine Agathe of Rappoltstein 6. Frederick Michael, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken 26. Ludwig Kraft of Nassau-Saarbrücken 13. Caroline of Nassau-Saarbrücken 27. Philippine Henriette of Hohenlohe-Langenburg 3. Maria Anna of Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld 28. Theodore Eustace, Count Palatine of Sulzbach 14. Joseph Charles, Count Palatine of Sulzbach 29. Eleonore Maria Amalie of Hesse-Rheinfels-Rothenburg 7. Maria Franziska of Sulzbach 30. Charles III Philip, Elector Palatine 15. Elisabeth Augusta of Neuburg 31. Ludwika Karolina Radziwiłł
1st generationPius August 2nd generation 3rd generation 4th generationLudwig Wilhelm · Duke Franz Josef · Duke Siegfried · Duke Cristoph · Duke Luitpold 5th generation
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