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Duchy and Kingdom of Württemberg

Counts of Württemberg

1083-1495

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Konrad I of Württemberg

  • Konrad I of Württemberg, the first ruler of the castle of Wirtemberg 1083-1110, and is first mentioned in 1081. He is considered to be founder of the Württemberg dynasty.
  • Konrad II (d. 1143) Count of Württemberg.
  • Ludwig I (c. 1098 – 1158) Count of Württemberg.
  • Ludwig II (c. 1137–1181) Count of Württemberg.
  • Hartmann I (1160–1240) Count of Württemberg with Ludwig III.
  • Ludwig III (1194–1226) Count of Württemberg with Hartmann I.
  • Ulrich I (1226 – 1265) Count of Württemberg.
  • Ulrich II (c. 1254 – 1279) Count of Württemberg.
  • Eberhard I (1265 – 1325) Count of Württemberg.
  • Ulrich III (1286 – 1344) Count of Württemberg.
  • Ulrich IV (1315 – 1366) Count of Württemberg with Eberhard II.
  • Eberhard II, "der Greiner" (1315 – 1392) Count of Württemberg with Ulrich IV.
  • Eberhard III, "der Milde" (1364 – 1417) Count of Württemberg.
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Eberhard IV (1388 –1419) Count of Württemberg-Stuttgart

  • Eberhard IV (1388 –1419) Count of Württemberg-Stuttgart. Married Henriette (1387 – 1444) Sovereign Countess of Montbéliard.
  • Ludwig I (1412 – 1450) Count of Württemberg with Ulrich V until 1442.
  • Ulrich V, "der Vielgeliebte" (1413 – 1480) Count of Württemberg with Ludwig I until 1442.

The Treaty of Nürtingen in 1442 divided the County of Württemberg into two separate lines.

Counts of Württemberg-Stuttgart

1442–1482

  • Ulrich V, "der Vielgeliebte" (1413 – 1480) Count of Württemberg-Stuttgart.
  • Eberhard VI/II (1447 – 1504) Count of Württemberg-Stuttgart, later Duke of Württemberg.

Counts of Württemberg-Urach

1442–1482

  • Ludwig I (1412 – 1450) Count of Württemberg-Urach.
  • Ludwig II (1439– 1457) Count of Württemberg-Urach.
  • Eberhard V/I (1445 – 1496) Count of Württemberg-Urach, later Duke of Württemberg.

The Treaty of Münsingen reunited the two separate Lines under Eberhard V in 1482. Eberhard obtained the title of Duke in 1495.

Dukes of Württemberg

1495–1803

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Eberhard I (1445 – 1496)  Duke of Württemberg

  • Eberhard I (1445 – 1496) Count of Württemberg-Urach, Duke of Württemberg from 1495. Knight of the Order of the Golden Fleece. Married Barbara (1455 – 1503) daughter of Ludovico III Gonzaga, Marquis of Mantua.
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Eberhard II (1447 – 1504)  Duke of Württemberg

  • Eberhard VI/II (1447 – 1504) Count of Württemberg-Stuttgart, later Duke of Württemberg. Married Elizabeth of Brandenburg-Ansbach (1451 – 1524) daughter of Albrecht III Achilles, Elector of Brandenburg.
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Ulrich (1487 – 1550) Duke of Württemberg

  • Ulrich (1487 – 1550) Duke of Württemberg. Deposed 1519–1534. Married Sabina of Bavaria-Munich (1492 – 1564) daughter of Albert IV, Duke of Bavaria-Munich.
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Christoph (1515 – 1568) Duke of Württemberg

  • Christoph (1515 – 1568) Duke of Württemberg. Married Anna Maria of Brandenburg-Ansbach (1526 – 1589) daughter of George, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach.
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Louis III (1554 – 1593) Duke of Württemberg

  • Louis III (1554 – 1593) Duke of Württemberg. Married firstly Dorothea Ursula (1559 – 1583) daughter of Charles II, Margrave of Baden-Durlach and secondly Ursula of Veldenz (1572 – 1635) daughter of George John I, Count Palatine of Veldenz.
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Friedrich I (1557– 1608) Duke of Württemberg

  • Friedrich I (1557– 1608) Duke of Württemberg. Count of Montbéliard 1558–1608. Married Sibylla of Anhalt (1564–1614) daughter of Joachim Ernst, Prince of Anhalt.
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John Frederick (1582 – 1628) Duke of Württemberg

  • John Frederick (1582 – 1628) Duke of Württemberg. Married Barbara Sophie of Brandenburg (1584 – 1636) daughter of Joachim Frederick, Elector of Brandenburg.
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Eberhard III (1614 – 1674) Duke of Württemberg

  • Eberhard III (1614 – 1674) Duke of Württemberg. Knight of the Order of the Elephant. Married firstly Anna Katharina, Wild- and Rheingräfin of Salm-Kyrburg (1614 –1655) daughter of Johann Kasimir, Wild- and Rheingräf of Salm-Kyrburg and secondly Marie Dorothea Sofie of Oettingen (1639 – 1698) daughter of Joachim-Ernest, Count of Oettingen-Oettingen.
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William Louis (1647 – 1677) Duke of Württemberg

  • William Louis (1647 – 1677) Duke of Württemberg. Married Magdalena Sibylla of Hesse-Darmstadt (1652 – 1712) daughter of Louis VI, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt.
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Eberhard Louis (1676 – 1733) Duke of Württemberg

  • Eberhard Louis (1676 – 1733) Duke of Württemberg. Founder and Grandmaster the Order of St Hubert in 1702. Knight of the Order of the Black Eagle. Knight of the Order of the Elephant. Married firstly Johanna Elisabeth of Baden-Durlach (1680 – 1757) daughter of Friedrich VII Magnus, Margrave of Baden-Durlach and bigamously and morganatically Wilhelmine von Grävenitz (1684–1744) from 1707 to 1731 daughter of Hans Friedrich von Grävenitz.
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Charles Alexander (1684 – 1737)  Duke of Württemberg

  • Charles Alexander (1684 – 1737) Duke of Württemberg-Winnental, Duke of Württemberg. Knight of the Order of the Golden Fleece. Grandmaster of the Order of St Hubert. Married Marie Auguste Anna of Thurn and Taxis (1706 – 1756) daughter of Alexander Ferdinand, Prince of Thurn and Taxis.
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Charles Eugene (1728 – 1793) Duke of Württemberg

  • Charles Eugene (1728 – 1793) Duke of Württemberg. Knight of the Order of the Golden Fleece. Grandmaster of the Order of St Hubert. Founder and Grandmaster of the Militär-Carls-Orden (renamed Military Merit Order in 1806) in 1759. Married firstly Elisabeth Fredericka Sophie of Brandenburg-Bayreuth (1732 – 1780) daughter of Frederick, Margrave of Brandenburg-Bayreuth and secondly morganatically Franziska Theresia von Hohenheim (1748 – 1811) created Imperial Countess later Princess von Hohenheim in 1774 then Duchess of Württemberg from 1790, daughter of Ludwig Wilhelm, Baron von Bernerdin zum Pernthurn.
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Ludwig Eugen (1731 – 1795) Duke of Württemberg

  • Ludwig Eugen (1731 – 1795) Duke of Württemberg. Knight of the Order of the Golden Fleece. Grandmaster of the Order of St Hubert. Grandmaster of the Militär-Carls-Orden. Married morganatically Sophie Albertine (1728 – 1807) daughter of August Gottfried Dietrich, Count of Beichlingen.
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Friedrich II Eugen (1732 – 1797) Duke of Württemberg

  • Friedrich II Eugen (1732 – 1797) Duke of Württemberg. Grandmaster of the Order of St Hubert. Grandmaster of the Militär-Carls-Orden. Knight of the Order of St. Andrew. Knight of the Order of the Black Eagle.  Married Friederike of Brandenburg-Schwedt (1736 – 1798) daughter of Frederick William, Margrave of Brandenburg-Schwedt.
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Frederick III (1754 – 1816) Duke of Württemberg

  • Frederick III/I (1754 – 1816) Duke of Württemberg, Elector of Württemberg in 1803, King of Württemberg in 1806. Grandmaster of the Order of St Hubert, renamed Order of the Golden Eagle in 1807. Grandmaster of the Militär-Carls-Orden, renamed Military Merit Order in 1806. Knight of the Order of the Elephant. Knight of the Order of St. Andrew. Knight of the Order of the White Eagle.  Married firstly Augusta of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (1764 – 1788) daughter of Charles William Ferdinand, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel and secondly Charlotte, Princess Royal (1766 – 1828) daughter of George III, King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.

Elector of Württemberg

1803–1806

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Frederick I (1754 – 1816) Elector of Württemberg

  • Frederick III/I (1754 – 1816) Duke of Württemberg, Elector of Württemberg in 1803, King of Württemberg in 1806.

Kings of Württemberg

1806–1918

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Frederick I (1754 – 1816) King of Württemberg

  • Frederick III/I (1754 – 1816) Duke of Württemberg, Elector of Württemberg in 1803, King of Württemberg in 1806.
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William I (1781 – 1864) King of Württemberg

  • William I (1781 – 1864) King of Württemberg. Grandmaster of the Order of the Golden Eagle renamed the Order of the Crown in 1818. Grandmaster of the Military Merit Order. Founder and Grandmaster of the Friedrich Order in 1830. Married firstly Princess Caroline Augusta of Bavaria (1792 – 1873) divorced 1814, daughter of Maximilian I Joseph, King of Bavaria, secondly Grand Duchess Catherine Pavlovna of Russia (1788 – 1819) daughter of Paul I, Tsar of Russia and thirdly his first cousin Pauline of Württemberg (1800 – 1873) daughter of Duke Louis of Württemberg, second son of Friedrich II Eugen, Duke of Württemberg
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Charles (1823 – 1891) King of Württemberg

  • Charles (1823 – 1891) King of Württemberg. Grandmaster of the Order of the Crown. Grandmaster of the Military Merit Order. Grandmaster of the Friedrich Order. Founder of the Order of Olga in 1871. Married Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia (1822 – 1892) daughter of Nicholas I, Tsar of Russia.
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William II (1848 – 1921) King of Württemberg

  • William II (1848 – 1921) King of Württemberg until 1918. Grandmaster of the Order of the Crown. Grandmaster of the Military Merit Order. Grandmaster of the Friedrich Order. Married firstly Princess Marie of Waldeck and Pyrmont (1857–1882) daughter of George Victor, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont and secondly Princess Charlotte of Schaumburg-Lippe (1864–1946) daughter of Prince Wilhelm Karl August of Schaumburg-Lippe.

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