Albert V, Duke of Bavaria

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Albert V (German: Albrecht V.) (29 February 1528 – 24 October 1579) was Duke of Bavaria from 1550 until his death.wikipedia
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Anne of Bohemia and Hungary

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On 4 July 1546 he married Anna of Austria, a daughter of Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor and Anna of Bohemia and Hungary (1503–1547), daughter of King Ladislaus II of Bohemia and Hungary and his wife Anne de Foix.

List of rulers of Bavaria

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Albert V (German: Albrecht V.) (29 February 1528 – 24 October 1579) was Duke of Bavaria from 1550 until his death.

Marie of Baden-Sponheim

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He was born in Munich to William IV and Maria Jacobäa of Baden.

Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor

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On 4 July 1546 he married Anna of Austria, a daughter of Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor and Anna of Bohemia and Hungary (1503–1547), daughter of King Ladislaus II of Bohemia and Hungary and his wife Anne de Foix.

Dachau Palace

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In 1546, Albert and his father William IV ordered the construction of Dachau Palace (completed 1577), a Renaissance style four-winged palace with a court garden which eventually become the preferred dwelling of the rulers of Bavaria.
William IV of Bavaria and his son Albert V ordered the construction of a Renaissance style four-wing palace with a court garden on the site of the old castle.

Munich Residenz

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Albert was a patron of the arts and a collector whose personal accumulations are the basis of the Wittelsbach antique collection of Greek and Roman antiquities, the coin collection, and the Wittelsbach treasury in the Munich Residenz founded by him to house the jewels of the Wittelsbach dynasty; some of his Egyptian antiquities remain in the collection of Egyptian art.
Under Albert V (1550–1579) Wilhelm Egkl built next to a banqueting hall of the Neuveste (St.

William IV, Duke of Bavaria

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He was born in Munich to William IV and Maria Jacobäa of Baden.

Maximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor

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As successor of his uncle Ernest of Salzburg, Duke Albert was since 1560 administrator and owner of the mortgage of the county of Glatz, before he returned the redeemed county to Emperor Maximilian II in 1567.
Maximilian sought the support of the German princes such as Duke Albert V of Bavaria and even contacted Protestant leaders like Maurice of Saxony and Duke Christoph of Württemberg.

Archduchess Anna of Austria

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On 4 July 1546 he married Anna of Austria, a daughter of Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor and Anna of Bohemia and Hungary (1503–1547), daughter of King Ladislaus II of Bohemia and Hungary and his wife Anne de Foix.
Anna of Austria (7 July 1528 – 16 October 1590), a member of the Imperial House of Habsburg, was Duchess of Bavaria from 1550 until 1579, by her marriage with Duke Albert V.

Staatliche Sammlung für Ägyptische Kunst

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Albert was a patron of the arts and a collector whose personal accumulations are the basis of the Wittelsbach antique collection of Greek and Roman antiquities, the coin collection, and the Wittelsbach treasury in the Munich Residenz founded by him to house the jewels of the Wittelsbach dynasty; some of his Egyptian antiquities remain in the collection of Egyptian art.
The Bavarian state's collection was already founded in the 16th century by Duke Albrecht V and extended especially by Charles Theodore, Elector of Bavaria and King Ludwig I of Bavaria.

William V, Duke of Bavaria

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William V was born in Landshut, the son of Albert V and Archduchess Anna of Austria.

Wilhelmsgymnasium (Munich)

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In 1559 Albert founded the Paedagogium in Munich.
The Gymnasium was founded in 1559 by Duke Albrecht V of Bavaria as a "Paedagogium", but was renamed in 1849 after its probable sponsor, Duke Wilhelm V.

Staatliche Antikensammlungen

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Albert was a patron of the arts and a collector whose personal accumulations are the basis of the Wittelsbach antique collection of Greek and Roman antiquities, the coin collection, and the Wittelsbach treasury in the Munich Residenz founded by him to house the jewels of the Wittelsbach dynasty; some of his Egyptian antiquities remain in the collection of Egyptian art.
After the king's death in 1868 his collection was united with the Wittelsbach antique collection which was founded already by Albert V, Duke of Bavaria.

Orlande de Lassus

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Albert appointed Orlando di Lasso to a court post and patronized many other artists; this led to a huge burden of debts (½ Mio.
In 1556 he joined the court of Albrecht V, Duke of Bavaria, who was consciously attempting to create a musical establishment on a par with the major courts in Italy.

Maria Anna of Bavaria (1551–1608)

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Maria Anna was the daughter of Albert V, Duke of Bavaria and Anna of Austria.

Maximiliana Maria of Bavaria

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She was the youngest daughter of Albert V, Duke of Bavaria and his wife Archduchess Anna of Austria, a daughter of Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor.

House of Wittelsbach

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Incapable by nature of passionate adherence to any religious principle, and given rather to a life of idleness and pleasure, he pursued the work of repression because he was convinced that the cause of Catholicism was inseparably connected with the fortunes of the house of Wittelsbach.

Bavarian State Library

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His personal library founded in 1558 has come to the Bavarian State Library in Munich, inheritor of the Wittelsbach court library.
The library was founded in 1558 as the court library of Duke Albrecht V, and was originally located in the vaulted chamber of the Alter Hof (old court) of the Munich residence.

Ernest of Bavaria (1500–1560)

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As successor of his uncle Ernest of Salzburg, Duke Albert was since 1560 administrator and owner of the mortgage of the county of Glatz, before he returned the redeemed county to Emperor Maximilian II in 1567.
The pledge lordship of Glatz was inherited by his nephew Albert V, who sold it to Maximilian II in 1567.

Vendramin family

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At the same time, squabbles among the heirs of Gabriele Vendramin thwarted him in his attempt to purchase the single most important collection in Venice and paintings and antiquities, drawings by the masters and ancient coins.
The high-living heirs came to a lawsuit over the collection, when agents of Albrecht V of Bavaria, led by Jacopo Strada, were negotiating over acquiring it in toto.

Munich Frauenkirche

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He is buried in the Frauenkirche in Munich.

Hans Muelich

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The resulting manuscript, still held by the Bavarian State Library, was the Jewel Book of the Duchess Anna of Bavaria ("Kleinodienbuch der Herzogin Anna von Bayern"), and contains 110 drawings by Hans Muelich.
In 1552, Albert V, Duke of Bavaria commissioned an inventory of the jewelry which he and his wife owned.

Munich

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He was born in Munich to William IV and Maria Jacobäa of Baden.