Today in History / OnThisDay - January 6th. 1731 - Louis Eugene, Duke of Württemberg

Louis (Ludwig) Eugene (Eugen), Duke of Württemberg was born on
January 6th. 1731 in Frankfurt am Main (Germany).



Family

His parents were Karl Alexander, Duke of Württemberg and
Maria Augusta of Thurn und Taxis.

His maternal grandparents were Anselm Franz, Prince of Thurn und Taxis
and Maria Ludovika Anna of Lobkowicz.

Love & Marriage

He married Sophie of Beichlingen and they had 3 daughters.

Duty

On October 24th. 1793 Louis Eugene succeeded his brother
Karl Eugen as Duke of Württemberg. He reigned till 1795, when he
was succeeded by his younger brother Frederick Eugen.

Death

Louis Eugene, Duke of Württemberg died on May 20th. 1795
in Ludwigsburg (Baden-Württemberg, Germany).



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