Ludwig Wilhelm Karl Norbert Johann
Herzog in Bayern K.H.
(21.06.1831 - 06.11.1920)
place of birth: München,
Königreich Bayern: General
Ludwig Herzog in Bayern served as general officer, largely
ceremonial, in the Royal Bavarian Military during the pre Great War period.
Often referred to as Louis, he was the eldest child of Max and Ludovika
in Bayern. One of his nine siblings, Elisabeth, was the wife of Austrian
Emperor Franz Joseph I. In 1859, Ludwig married the actress and
commoner Henriette Mendel (Baroness of Wallersee). Their daughter Marie
Louise, later know as the Countess Larisch, played a role in the
scandalous Mayerling Incident and was consequently snubbed by