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Charles Theodore, Elector of Bavaria

1724 - 1799

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Charles Theodore (German: Karl Theodor; 11 December 1724 – 16 February 1799) was a German nobleman of the Sulzbach branch of the House of Wittelsbach. He became Count Palatine of Sulzbach from his father Johann Christian in 1733, at the age of six. With the death of his cousin, Charles III Philip, he became Prince-elector and Count Palatine of the Rhine in 1742, being eighteen. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles Theodore, Elector of Bavaria has received more than 428,256 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Charles Theodore, Elector of Bavaria is the 3,263rd most popular politician (down from 3,091st in 2019), the 117th most popular biography from Belgium (down from 114th in 2019) and the 34th most popular Belgian Politician.

Charles Theodore, Elector of Bavaria, is most famous for being the last elector of Bavaria, and for being the first ruler of Bavaria to abdicate his throne.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Charles Theodore, Elector of Bavaria ranks 3,263 out of 19,576Before him are William II of Württemberg, Emperor Tenmu, Bimbisara, Louise of Lorraine, Musa Çelebi, and Gotthard Kettler. After him are Al-Mu'izz li-Din Allah, Grand Duchess Elena Pavlovna of Russia, George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham, Prem Tinsulanonda, Cao Zhi, and Emperor Ōgimachi.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1724, Charles Theodore, Elector of Bavaria ranks 5Before him are Immanuel Kant, Maria Amalia of Saxony, Cao Xueqin, and Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock. After him are Louise of Great Britain, Duchess Maria Antonia of Bavaria, Frederick Michael, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken, Peter von Biron, Countess Palatine Maria Franziska of Sulzbach, Princess Sophie Antoinette of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, and Eva Ekeblad. Among people deceased in 1799, Charles Theodore, Elector of Bavaria ranks 13Before him are Joseph Black, Lazzaro Spallanzani, Georg Christoph Lichtenberg, Horace Bénédict de Saussure, Victoire of France, and Heshen. After him are Étienne-Louis Boullée, Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf, Chevalier de Saint-Georges, Jan Ingenhousz, Jean-Charles de Borda, and Jean-François Marmontel.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Charles Theodore, Elector of Bavaria ranks 117 out of 1,190Before him are Prince Philippe, Count of Flanders (1837), Karel van Mander (1548), Morris (1923), Yves Chauvin (1930), Elio Di Rupo (1951), and Frans Snyders (1579). After him are Henri Vieuxtemps (1820), Prince Charles, Count of Flanders (1903), Adriaen Brouwer (1605), Paul Deschanel (1855), Pieter Coecke van Aelst (1502), and Princess Louise of Belgium (1858).

Among POLITICIANS In Belgium

Among politicians born in Belgium, Charles Theodore, Elector of Bavaria ranks 34Before him are Anne of France (1461), Lamoral, Count of Egmont (1522), Marie José of Belgium (1906), Gerard de Ridefort (1141), Louise Françoise de Bourbon, Duchess of Bourbon (1673), and Elio Di Rupo (1951). After him are Prince Charles, Count of Flanders (1903), Paul Deschanel (1855), Princess Louise of Belgium (1858), Ambiorix (-100), Jacob Le Maire (1585), and Louis, Prince Napoléon (1914).