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Prince-Elector of Württemberg
Kurfürst von Württemberg
Armoiries duché de Wurtemberg 1733
Coat of Arms of the House Württemberg
Ulrich, Duke of Wurttemberg
Ulrich I
since 3 February 1522

Style: His Serene Highness
Heir apparent: Christoph
First monarch: Ulrich I
Formation: 3 February 1522
Residence: Stuttgart Castle
Flag of Württemberg Prince-Elector of Württemberg

Flag of Württemberg Lord of Stuttgart
Flag of Württemberg Lord of the Memelland
Flag of Burgundy Protector of Burgundy
Wappen Bistum Basel Protector of Basel
Banner of the Holy Roman Emperor with haloes (1400-1806) Arch-Treasurer of the Holy Roman Empire

Reigning house: Württemberg

The Prince-Elector of the Kingdom of Württemberg (German: Kurfürst von Kurfürstentum Württemberg) is the head of state and government of the Electorate of Württemberg. Until 1519, the leader of the country was the Duke; after the beginning of the Reformation and the conversion of the Duke to Evangelicalism, Württemberg left the Holy Roman Empire and elevated itself to the status of a Kingdom. The Duke at the time, Ulrich I, thus became the first King. After rejoining the Empire under threat of invasion in 1522, Ulrich became the first Elector. Since 1522 the Electors of Württemberg have also been Arch-Treasurers of the Empire.

In the history of the Kingdom, there has been 1 Elector, Ulrich I. His heir apparent is his son, Christoph, who is titled Electoral Prince of Württemberg.

List of Electors

Name Portrait Birth Marriages Death Succession right
Ulrich I
Ulrich von Württemberg
3 February 1522

Ulrich, Duke of Wurttemberg8 February 1487
Riquewihr, Alsace
son of Henry, Count of Württemberg and Elisabeth of Zweibrücken-Bitsch
Sabina of Bavaria
2 children
LivingElevation from Duke
Christoph von Württemberg
Edward VI of England c. 154612 May 1515
Bad Urach
son of Ulrich I of Württemberg and Sabina of Bavaria
LivingSon of Ulrich I

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