Episode 136: King Ludwig II, the Fairytale King

In this episode of Half-Arsed History, uncover the tale of King Ludwig II of Bavaria, who was responsible for securing a great cultural legacy for his kingdom – including the construction of the magnificent Neuschwanstein Castle.

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Images: Unknown. Neuschwanstein Castle, Bavaria. Photochrom. Circa 1890-1905. Library of Congress, Washington DC, USA. Via Wikimedia. Inset: von Piloty, Ferdinand. König Ludwig II. von Bayern in Generalsuniform mit dem Krönungsmantel. Oil on Canvas. 1865. Bayerische Staatsgemaldesammlungen, Munich, Germany. Via Wikimedia.

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