Ludwig I (Flanders)
Ludwig I (around 1304; † August 26, 1346 in the Battle of Crécy ) had been Count of Flanders since 1322 , (as Ludwig II. ) Count of Nevers and Rethel , Baron von Donzy . He was the son of Count Ludwig I of Nevers and Johanna von Rethel , the grandson of Count Robert III. of Flanders.
He married on July 21, 1320 - according to the terms of the Treaty of Paris - Margarete (around 1312-1382), daughter of the French king Philip V , the 1361 Countess Palatine of Burgundy , lady of Salins , Countess of Artois and peer of France was .
With the support of his father-in-law, he succeeded in suppressing the uprising of Nikolaas Zannekin .
He and Margarete had a son: Ludwig II (Ludwig von Male) (1339-1384), who also became his successor.
- Karl Theodor Wenzelburger: Ludwig I, Count of Flanders . In: Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie (ADB). Volume 19, Duncker & Humblot, Leipzig 1884, p. 546.
Count of Flanders
Count of Nevers
Count of Rethel
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Ludwig II of Nevers; Ludwig II of Rethel|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Count of Flanders, Nevers and Rethel|
|DATE OF BIRTH||around 1304|
|DATE OF DEATH||August 26, 1346|
|Place of death||Battle of Crecy|