Electorate of Bavaria

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Electorate of Bavaria

Kurfürstentum Bayern
Kuafiaschtndum Bayern
1623–1806
Flag of Bavaria
Flag
Coat of arms[1] (1623–1777) of Bavaria
Coat of arms[1]
(1623–1777)
Bavaria highlighted on a map of the Holy Roman Empire in 1648
Bavaria highlighted on a map of the Holy Roman Empire in 1648
StatusElectorate
CapitalMunich
GovernmentFeudal monarchy
Elector of Bavaria 
• 1623–1651
Maximilian I, Elector of Bavaria
• 1651–1679
Ferdinand Maria, Elector of Bavaria
• 1679–1726
Maximilian II Emanuel, Elector of Bavaria
• 1726–1745
Karl Albrecht, Elector of Bavaria
• 1745–1777
Maximilian III Joseph, Elector of Bavaria
• 1777–1799
Karl Theodor, Elector of Bavaria
• 1799–1805
Maximilian IV Joseph, Elector of Bavaria
Historical eraEarly modern Europe
• Granted electoral dignity
1623
• Peace of Westphalia
1648
• Put under Imperial Ban
1706
• Imperial Ban reversed
1714

1777
• Raised to kingdom
1806
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Duchy of Bavaria
Kingdom of Bavaria

The Electorate of Bavaria (German: Kurfürstentum Bayern, Bavarian: Kuafiaschtndum Bayern) was an independent electorate of the Holy Roman Empire that lasted from 1623–1806.

References[change | change source]

  1. Based on original preserved depictions: