The Bavarian King Ludwig II is one of Bavaria’s most glamorous celebrities. It was his love of grandiose architecture that helped to put Bavaria well and truly on the map.
Elisabeth, Empress of Austria and Queen of Hungary (Sisi) was born on 24.12.1837 in Munich as the fourth child of Princess Ludovika von Bayern, Duchess of Bavaria and Duke Maximilian of Bavaria.
Richard Strauss is considered one of the leading composers of the 19th and 20th centuries and belongs therefore to the famous Bavarians and Germans. Born in Munich in 1864 Strauss died in Garmisch-Partenkirchen in 1949.