Rupert, King of Germany

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Birthday
5, 1352
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
May 18, 1410 (58)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
5, 1352
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
May 18, 1410 (58)

About

For the last ten years of his life, this member of the prominent House of Wittelsbach served as King of Germany. 

Before Fame

The child of Beatrice of Aragaon and Elector Palatine Rupert II, he was born in Bavaria's Upper Palatinate region and raised primarily in a Dominican monastery near Worms, Germany.

Trivia

At the end of the fourteenth century, he became a key member of a German governing body known as the Electoral Palatinate.

Family Life

His marriage to Elisabeth of Hohenzollern resulted in six sons and three daughters, including Count Palatine John of Neumarkt and Margaret of the Palatinate.

Associated With

Several centuries apart, he and Frederick William IV both ruled Germany.