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Ludwig II (Ludwig Otto Friedrich Wilhelm von Wittelsbach; 1845 – 1886) was King of Bavaria from 1864 until his death. He is sometimes called der Märchenkönig, the Fairy tale King. Throughout his reign, Ludwig had a succession of close friendships with men, including his chief equerry & Master of the Horse, Richard Hornig (1843–1911). He began keeping a diary in which he recorded his private thoughts & his attempts to suppress his sexual desires & remain true to his Roman Catholic faith
King Ludwig II and King Otto in their younger years. From Bavaria. from wiki Ludwig II (Ludwig Otto Friedrich Wilhelm; sometimes rendered as Louis II in English) (25 August 1845 – 13 June 1886) was King of Bavaria from 1864 until shortly befor 2013 wedding dresses
Ludwig II, King of Bavaria. Some claim he was mad. I think perhaps he had not let go of the childish desire for the fantastic and unusual. Maybe he wanted what everyone wants, but he happened to have the means to make it reality. Is madness a condition or the perception externally of unusual characteristics?