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Encyclopedia > Albert V, Duke of Bavaria


Albert V, Duke of Bavaria (29 February 1528 - 24 October 1579), (German: Albrecht V., Herzog von Bayern), was Duke of Bavaria from 1550 until his death. February 29 is the 60th day of a leap year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 306 days remaining. ... Events June 19 - Battle of Landriano - A French army in Italy under Marshal St. ... October 24 is the 297th day of the year (298th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 68 days remaining. ... Events January 6 - The Union of Atrecht united the southern Netherlands under the Duke of Parma, governor in the name of king Philip II of Spain. ... The following is a list of rulers of Bavaria: Dukes of Bavaria, 889-1623 Liutpolding Dynasty Liutpold 889-907 Arnulf the Bad 907-937 Eberhard 937 Berthold 938-947 Liudolfing (Ottonian) Dynasty Henry I 947-955 Henry II the Quarrelsome 955-976 Otto I 976-982 Liutpolding Dynasty Henry III... Events February 7 - Julius III becomes Pope. ...


He was a son of William IV, Duke of Bavaria. William IV. (* 13 November 1493 in Munich; † 7 March 1550), (German: ), was Duke of Bavaria (1508-1550), until 1545 together with his younger brother Louis X., Duke of Bavaria. ...


Albert was a patron of the arts and founded not only several collections and the yard library in Munich but also appointed Orlando di Lasso and many other artists, this led to a huge burden of debts (½ Mio. Fl.). He was also the principal of the Antiquarium in the Munich Residenz, the largest renaissance hall north of the Alps. As strict catholic Albert was also a leader of German Counter reformation. For the first time since the 13th century the Jesuites were called by Albrecht V again to Munich. Munich and the Bavarian Alps Munich (German: München (pronounced listen) is the largest city and capital of the German Federal State of Bavaria. ... Orlande de Lassus, a. ... The entrance front The Wurzburg Residenz is a palace in Wurzburg, Germany. ... By region Italian Renaissance Spanish Renaissance Northern Renaissance English Renaissance French Renaissance German Renaissance Polish Renaissance The Renaissance, also known as Il Rinascimento (in Italian), was an influential cultural movement which brought about a period of scientific revolution, religious reform and artistic transformation, at the dawn of modern European history. ... Thus, the Council of Trent was dedicated to improving the discipline and administration of the Church. ... The Society of Jesus — also known by its Latin name Societas Iesu or its English variant Jesuit Order — is a Christian religious order of the Roman Catholic Church in direct service to the Pope. ...


His children included William V, Duke of Bavaria and Maria Anna of Bavaria (Archduchess of Austria). Albert is buried in the Frauenkirche in Munich. William V, Duke of Bavaria. ... Maria Anna of Bavaria (1551-1608) was daughter of Albert V, Duke of Bavaria. ... Munich Frauenkirche, ca. ... Munich and the Bavarian Alps Munich (German: München (pronounced listen) is the largest city and capital of the German Federal State of Bavaria. ...

Preceded by:
William IV
Duke of Bavaria
1550–1579
Succeeded by:
William V

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NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Albert IV, Duke of Bavaria (2271 words)
Albert was a son of Albert III, Duke of Bavaria and Anna of Brunswick-Grubenhagen-Einbeck.
Albert is buried in the Frauenkirche in Munich.
Albert's rival was George's son-in-law, Rupert, formerly bishop of Freising, and son of Philip, count palatine of the Rhine; and the emperor Maximilian I., interested as archduke of Austria and count of Tirol, interfered in the dispute.
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