Who Killed the King?

I don’t mean Elvis. I mean King Ludwig II of Bavaria. I was just kicking it at his crib a few weeks ago and was seriously doubting the suicide theory. I have no doubt he was crazy though. Seriously, a grotto inside the castle? Der Spiegel has an article about a new theory concerning his madness and death.

Was “Mad” King Ludwig Murdered?

For over a century, Crazy King Ludwig’s death has been ruled a suicide. But now, a new theory, based on a mysterious, bullet-ridden coat, has it that the Bavarian monarch, builder of Bavaria’s fairytale castles, was actually shot. And maybe he wasn’t insane after all.