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Duke Ulrich of Württemberg (1545)
A notorious spendthrift and gambler, Duke Ulrich of Württemberg (1487-1550) was driven from his duchy by the Swabian League in 1519. In 1534, he was forcibly restored to power. He introduced Protestantism and began suppressing Catholicism. Woodcut by Hans Brosamer (1500-54), 1545.