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Mindaugas II
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King of Lithuania
Reign 11 July 1918 – 24 March 1928
Successor Karolis I
Spouse Duchess Amalie in Bavaria
(m. 1892; d. 1912)
Princess Wiltrud of Bavaria
(m. 1924)
Issue
Princess Marie-Gabriele
Princess Elizabeth
Princess Karola
Prince Wilhelm
Karolis I of Lithuania
Princess Margarete
Prince Albrecht
Prince Eberhard
Princess Mechtilde
House House of Urach
Father Wilhelm, 1st Duke of Urach
Mother Princess Florestine of Monaco
Born 30 May 1864
Monaco Flag of Monaco
Died 19 October 1938 (aged 79)
Palanga, Lithuania Flag of Lithuania (1918-1940)
Burial Vilnius Cathedral
Religion Roman Catholic

Mindaugas II (German: Wilhelm Karl Florestan Gero Crescentius; 30 May 1864 – 24 March 1928), was a German prince born as Prince Wilhelm of Urach, Count of Württemberg. From 1869 to 1918, he was the head of the morganatic Urach branch of the House of Württemberg as the 2nd Duke of Urach. In June 1918 he was elected as King of Lithuania until his death in 1928.

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King of LithuaniaEdit

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Titles, styles, honours and armsEdit

Monarchical styles of
Mindaugas II of Lithuania
Coat of arms of the King of Lithuania
Reference style His Majesty
Spoken style Your Majesty
Alternative style Sir

Titles and stylesEdit

  • 30 May 1864 – 17 July 1869: His Serene Highness Prince Wilhelm of Urach, Count of Württemberg
  • 17 July 1869 – 11 July 1918: His Serene Highness The Duke of Urach, Count of Württemberg
  • 11 July 1918 – 24 March 1928: His Majesty The King of Lithuania
Mindaugas II
Cadet branch of the House of Württemberg
Born: 30 May 1864 Died: 24 March 1928
Lithuanian royalty
Vacant
Title last held by
Vytautas
King of Lithuania
11 July 1918 – 2 November 1918
Succeeded by
Karolis I
German nobility
Preceded by
Wilhelm, 1st Duke of Urach
Duke of Urach
1869–1918
Succeeded by
Title incorporated into the Lithuanian crown