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Listed here are the rulers of Bavaria.

Agilolfing Dynasty (c. 508 - 788)Edit

Name

Reign

Notes

Theodo Ic508 - c512Existence problematic
Theodo IIc512 - c537Existence problematic
Theodo IIIc537 - c565Existence problematic
Theodobald Ic537 - c567Existence problematic
Garibald Ic548 - c592
Grimwald Ic592Duke in Lower Bavaria. Fled to Lombardy in c. 592
Tassilo Ic592 - c609
Garibald IIc609 - c640
Theodo IVc640 - c680
Theodo Vc680 - 716Divided Bavaria between his sons in c. 702
Grimwald IIc702 - c723
Tassilo IIc702 - 719Succeeded Theodo V in 716
Theodobald IIc702 - 715
Theodobert719 - c725Succeeded Tassilo II in 719
Hubertc725 - 739
Odilo736 - 748
Tassilo III748 - 788Deposed by Charlemagne


Carolingian Dynasty (788 - 911)Edit

Name

Reign

Notes

Gerold788 - 799Duke of Bavaria
Charlemagne799 - 814In Personal Union
Louis I the Pious814 - 815In Personal Union
Lothar I815 - 817King of Bavaria
Louis II the German817 - 876King of Bavaria
Carloman876 - 880King of Bavaria
Louis III the Younger880 - 882In Personal Union
Charles III the Fat882 - 887In Personal Union
Arnulf of Carinthia887 - 889In Personal Union
Louis the Child889 - 911King of Bavaria


Luitpolding Dynasty (889 - 947)Edit

Name

Reign

Notes

Liutpold889 - 907Margrave of Bavaria
Arnulf I the Bad907 - 914
Arnulf I the Bad919 - 937
Eberhard937
Berthold938 - 947


Liudolfing Dynasty (947 - 982)Edit

Name

Reign

Notes

Henry I947 - 955
Henry II the Quarrelsome955 - 976
Otto I of Swabia976 - 982Duke of Carinthia and Swabia


Luitpolding Dynasty (983 - 985)Edit

Name

Reign

Notes

Henry III the Younger983 - 985


Liudolfing Dynasty (985 - 1005)Edit

Name

Reign

Notes

Henry II the Quarrelsome985 - 995
Henry IV the Saint995 - 1005Holy Roman Emperor, King of Germany


House of Luxembourg (1005 - 1009)Edit

Name

Reign

Notes

Henry V1005 - 1009Count of Luxembourg
Henry V1017 - 1026Count of Luxembourg


Salian Dynasty (1027 - 1041)Edit

Name

Reign

Notes

Henry VI the Black1027 - 1041Holy Roman Emperor, King of Germany, Duke of Franconia


House of Luxembourg (1042 - 1047)Edit

Name

Reign

Notes

Henry VII1042 - 1047


House of Zutphen (1049 - 1053)Edit

Name

Reign

Notes

Conrad I1049 - 1053


Salian Dynasty (1053 - 1061)Edit

Name

Reign

Notes

Henry VIII1053 - 1054Holy Roman Emperor, King of Germany, Duke of Franconia
Conrad II the Child1054 - 1055
Henry VIII1054 - 1061Holy Roman Emperor, King of Germany, Duke of Franconia
Agnes of Poitou1056 - 1061Regent


House of Supplinburg (1061 - 1070)Edit

Name

Reign

Notes

Otto II1061 - 1070


House of Welf (1070 - 1077)Edit

Name

Reign

Notes

Welf I1070 - 1077


Salian Dynasty (1077 - 1096)Edit

Name

Reign

Notes

Henry VIII1077 - 1096Holy Roman Emperor, King of Germany, Duke of Franconia


House of Welf (1096 - 1138)Edit

Name

Reign

Notes

Welf I1096 - 1101
Welf II the Fat1101 - 1120
Henry IX the Black1120 - 1126
Henry X the Proud1126 - 1138Duke of Saxony


House of Babenberg (1139 - 1156)Edit

Name

Reign

Notes

Leopold1139 - 1141Margrave of Austria
Henry XI Jasomirgott1141 - 1156Duke of Austria


House of Welf (1156 - 1180)Edit

Name

Reign

Notes

Henry III the Lion1156 - 1180Duke of Brunswick and Saxony


House of Wittelsbach (1180 - 1255)Edit

Name

Reign

Notes

Otto I1180 - 1183
Louis I1183 - 1231
Otto II the Illustrious1231 - 1253
Louis II the Stern1253 - 1255Duke of Upper Bavaria
Henry I1253 - 1255Duke of Lower Bavaria

Partitioned into Upper Bavaria and Lower Bavaria


House of Wittelsbach (1340 - 1349)Edit

Name

Reign

Notes

Louis IV1340 - 1347Holy Roman Emperor, King of Germany, Duke of Upper Bavaria
Albert I1347 - 1349Duke of Bavaria-Straubing and Lower Bavaria
Louis V of Brandenburg1347 - 1349Duke of Upper Bavaria, Margrave of Brandenburg, Count of the Tyrol
Louis VI the Roman1347 - 1349Duke of Upper Bavaria, Margrave of Brandenburg
Otto V the Pimple1347 - 1349Duke of Bavaria-Landshut and Upper Bavaria, Margrave of Brandenburg
Stephen II1347 - 1349Duke of Bavaria-Landshut and Lower Bavaria
William I1347 - 1349Duke of Bavaria-Straubing and Lower Bavaria

Partitioned into Upper Bavaria and Lower Bavaria. See also Bavaria-Dachau, Bavaria-Ingolstadt, Bavaria-Landshut, Bavaria-Munich, and Bavaria-Straubing


House of Wittelsbach (1505 - 1918)Edit

Name

Reign

Notes

Albert IV the Wise1505 - 1508Duke of Bavaria-Munich
William IV1508 - 1550
Albert V1550 - 1579
William V1579 - 1597
Maximilian I1597 - 1651Permanent Elector from 1623
Ferdinand1651 - 1679
Maximilian II1679 - 1726
Charles Albert1726 - 1745Holy Roman Emperor, King of Germany
Maximilian Emmanuel1745 - 1777
Charles Theodore1777 - 1799Count Palatine of Sulzbach
Maximilian I Joseph1799 - 1825Count Palatine of Zweibrücken
Louis I1825 - 1848
Maximilian II1848 - 1864
Louis II1864 - 1886
Otto1886 - 1913Deposed due to insanity
Luitpold1886 - 1912Regent
Louis1912 - 1913Regent; King Louis III
Louis III1913 - 1918


Free State of Bavaria (1918 - 1919)Edit

Name

Reign

Notes

Kurt Eisner1918 - 1919Assassinated 21 February 1919


Bavarian Soviet Republic (in Munich) (1919)Edit

State of Bavaria (1919 - present)Edit

Name

Reign

Notes

Johannes Hoffmann1919 - 1920
Gustav von Kahr1920 - 1921
Hugo Graf von und zu Lerchenfeld1921 - 1922
Eugen Ritter von Knilling1922 - 1924
Heinrich Held1924 - 1933
Franz Ritter von Epp1933
Ludwig Siebert1933 - 1942
Paul Giesler1942 - 1945
Fritz Schäffer1945
Wilhelm Hoegner1945 - 1946
Hans Ehard1946 - 1954
Wilhelm Hoegner1954 - 1957
Hanns Seidel1957 - 1960
Hans Ehard1960 - 1962
Alfons Goppel1962 - 1978
Franz Josef Strauss1978 - 1988
Max Streibl1988 - 1993
Edmund Stoiber1993 -

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