Ludwig V (Ludwig Albrecht Ferdinand Michael; born July 24, 1995) is the King of Bavaria. He succeeded to the throne on February 23, 2013 following the death of his father, King Ludwig IV, in a car accident.

Early life Edit

Reign Edit

Titles, styles, and honors Edit

Titles and Styles Edit

  • July 24, 1995 – June 20, 2011: His Royal Highness Prince Ludwig of Bavaria
  • June 20, 2011 - February 23, 2013: His Royal Highness The Crown Prince
  • February 23, 2013 - present: His Majesty The King

His full title and style is: His Majesty Ludwig V, by the Grace of God, King of Bavaria, Duke of Franconia and in Swabia, Count Palatine of the Rhine


Bavarian Orders Edit

  • Grand Master of the Order of St. Hubertus
  • Grand Master of the Royal Order of the Bavarian Crown
  • Grand Master of the Military Order of Max Joseph
  • Grand Master of the Merit Order of Saint George

Foreign Orders Edit

  • (Denmark) Grand Commander of the Order of Dannebrog

Ancestry Edit