Ludwig the Second King of Bavaria
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Ludwig the Second King of Bavaria

By Clara Tschudi
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  • CONTENTS
  • LUDWIG THE SECOND KING OF BAVARIA
  • CHAPTER I
  • Descent and Education
  • CHAPTER II
  • Fundamental Traits of Ludwig’s Character
  • CHAPTER III
  • “Le Roi est mort! Vive le Roi!”
  • CHAPTER IV
  • A Plan of Marriage
  • CHAPTER V
  • King Ludwig and Richard Wagner
  • CHAPTER VI
  • Ludwig’s First Visit to Switzerland—Richard Wagner leaves Munich
  • CHAPTER VII
  • The Political Situation—The Schleswig-Holstein Question—The War of 1866
  • CHAPTER VIII
  • The King makes the Tour of his Kingdom
  • CHAPTER IX
  • Ludwig’s Betrothal
  • CHAPTER X
  • The King goes to Paris—Disharmonies between the Engaged Couple—Ludwig meets the Emperor Napoleon and the Empress Eugénie in Augsburg—The King breaks his Promise of Marriage
  • CHAPTER XI
  • After the Parting with Sophie—Episodes from the King’s Excursions in the Highlands
  • CHAPTER XII
  • The Empress of Russia visits Bavaria—The Duchess Sophie’s Engagement and Marriage—An Unexpected Meeting with the Duchesse d’Alençon—A Last Attempt to forge the Links of Hymen around Ludwig
  • CHAPTER XIII
  • Ludwig and the Artistes of the Stage—Josephine Schefzky
  • CHAPTER XIV
  • Prince Hohenlohe—Political Frictions
  • CHAPTER XV
  • A Meeting between Bismarck and Ludwig
  • CHAPTER XVI
  • Outbreak of the War with France
  • CHAPTER XVII
  • During the War—The German Empire is Proclaimed
  • CHAPTER XVIII
  • The Bavarian Troops Return to Munich—King Ludwig and the Crown Prince of Germany
  • CHAPTER XIX
  • A Visit from the Emperor Wilhelm—Ludwig Withdraws more and more from the World
  • CHAPTER XX
  • Prince Otto’s Insanity—The King’s Morbid Sensations
  • CHAPTER XXI
  • The Review of the Troops in 1875—Crown Prince Friedrich of Prussia
  • CHAPTER XXII
  • King Ludwig and the Empress Elisabeth
  • CHAPTER XXIII
  • King Ludwig and Queen Marie
  • CHAPTER XXIV
  • State and Church—Ignaz von Döllinger—Ludwig’s Letters to his old Tutor
  • CHAPTER XXV
  • Ludwig II. in Daily Life
  • CHAPTER XXVI
  • Ludwig and Richard Wagner—The King’s Visit to Bayreuth
  • CHAPTER XXVII
  • King Ludwig and the Artists of the Stage and Canvas
  • CHAPTER XXVIII
  • Private Performances at the Hof Theater at Munich
  • CHAPTER XXIX
  • King Ludwig and his Palaces
  • CHAPTER XXX
  • King Ludwig’s Friendships
  • CHAPTER XXXI
  • The Actor Kainz
  • CHAPTER XXXII
  • A Journey to Switzerland
  • CHAPTER XXXIII
  • King Ludwig and his Servants
  • CHAPTER XXXIV
  • The Mad King
  • CHAPTER XXXV
  • The Last Meeting between Mother and Son
  • CHAPTER XXXVI
  • Pecuniary Distress
  • CHAPTER XXXVII
  • Plots
  • CHAPTER XXXVIII
  • Preparations to Imprison the King—The Peasantry Assemble to his Rescue
  • CHAPTER XXXIX
  • A Friend in Need—Ludwig’s Proclamation
  • CHAPTER XL
  • The King’s Last Hours at Neuschwanstein
  • CHAPTER XLI
  • Schloss Berg—The King’s Death
  • CHAPTER XLII
  • Conclusion
  • Colophon
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    • Revision History
    • External References
    • Corrections
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