Louis IV the Meek (German: Ludwig IV.) (1 January 1424 - 13 August 1449) was the Elector Palatine from 1436 until 1449.
Louis was born in Heidelberg in 1424 as a son of Louis III, Elector Palatine. After his father's death in 1436, Louis succeeded him as Elector under the guardianship of his uncle Otto I of Palatinate-Mosbach, which continued until 1442. In 1444 he led the defence of the Holy Roman Empire against the attacks of the Armagnacs.
With Margaret of Savoy (1420 - 1479)Edit
- Philip (14 July 1448 - 28 February 1508)
|Louis III||Elector Palatine|
1438 - 1449