Karolis I
King of Lithuania
Reign 24 March 1928 – 15 August 1981
Predecessor Mindaugas II
Successor Karolis II
Spouse Countess Gabriele of Waldburg zu Zeil und Trauchburg
House House of Urach
Father Mindaugas II of Lithuania
Mother Duchess Amalie in Bavaria
Born 19 August 1899
Lichtenstein, Württemberg, Germany Flag of the German Empire.svg
Died 15 August 1981 (aged 81)
Vilnius, Lithuania Flag of Lithuania (1918-1940).svg
Burial Vilnius Cathedral
Religion Roman Catholic

Karolis I (born Prince Karl Gero of Urach, Count of Württemberg; 19 August 1899 – 15 August 1981) was King of Lithuania from 1928 until his death.

Life[edit | edit source]

Titles and styles[edit | edit source]

Monarchical styles of
Karolis I of Lithuania
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Reference style His Majesty
Spoken style Your Majesty
Alternative style Sir
  • 19 August 1899 – 11 July 1918: His Serene Highness Prince Karl Gero of Urach, Count of Württemberg
  • 11 July 1918 – 1 June 1927: His Royal Highness Prince Karolis of Lithuania, Count of Württemberg
  • 1 June 1927 – 24 March 1928: His Royal Highness The Crown Prince of Lithuania
  • 24 March 1928 – 15 August 1981: His Majesty The King of Lithuania


Karolis I of Lithuania
Cadet branch of the House of Württemberg
Born: 19 August 1899 Died: 15 August 1981
Lithuanian royalty
Preceded by
Mindaugas II
King of Lithuania
24 March 1928 – 15 August 1981
Succeeded by
Karolis II
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