Ferdinand Maria Innocenz of Bavaria

Ferdinand Maria Innocenz of Bavaria
Spouse(s) Countess Palatine Maria Anna of Neuburg
Noble family House of Wittelsbach
Father Maximilian II Emanuel, Elector of Bavaria
Mother Therese Kunigunde Sobieska
Born (1699-08-05)5 August 1699
Died 9 December 1738(1738-12-09) (aged 39)
Buried Theatine Church, Munich

Ferdinand Maria Innocenz Michael Joseph of Bavaria (5 August 1699 in Brussels 9 December 1738 in Munich) was a Bavarian prince and an Imperial Field marshal.


Ferdinand Maria Innocent was a son of Elector Maximilian II Emanuel of Bavaria (1662-1726) from his marriage to Therese Kunigunde Sobieska (1676-1730 ), a daughter of King John III Sobieski of Poland.

He served as a general in the imperial army. In 1738, he was promoted to Field marshal and imperial Feldzeugmeister.[1]

He died in 1738 and was buried in the Theatine Church in Munich.

Marriage and issue

Ferdinand Maria Innocent married on 5 February 1719 in Zákupy to Maria Anna Carolina, a daughter of Philip William August, Count Palatine of Neuburg. He had the following children:

married in 1742 Countess Palatine Maria Anna of Sulzbach (1722-1790)

Ferdinand also had a son from his extra-marital affaire with Countess Marie Adelaide Fortunata Spaur (1694-1781):



  1. Kunstwissenschaftliche Gesellschaft in München, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen, München and Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte in München: Münchner Jahrbuch der bildenden kunst, Prestel Verlag, 1963, p. 171

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