Wednesday, October 14, 2009
Archduke Ludwig Salvator dead at 68
German newspapers are reporting the death of Archduke Ludwig Salvator of Austria, who was "known chiefly as an explorer and scientist." The archduke, who was 68 years old, died at Brandeis Castle on the Elbe.
He was an honorary member of the Imperial Academy of Sciences and the Academy of Sciences in Bohemia.
Archduke Ludwig Salvator, who was unmarried, was the 12th of 13 children of Grand Duke Leopold II of Tuscany.