Genealogy of the Grand-Ducal Family of Baden

Genealogy of the Grand-Ducal Family of Baden1

HRH Grand Duke Leopold and his descendants


HRH Grand Duke Leopold of BadenHRH Grand Duke Leopold of Baden
(Born as: Karl Leopold Friedrich Freiherr von Hochberg)
(Since May 12th, 1796:) Karl Leopold Friedrich Graf von Hochberg
(Since October 4th, 1817:) HGDH Grand-Ducal Prince and Margrave Karl Leopold Friedrich of Baden
* Karlsruhe, August 29th, 1790
† Karlsruhe, April 24th, 1852
Heir Pressumptive to the Throne of Baden, December 8th, 1818
Grand Duke of Baden, March 30th, 1830

HRH Grand Duchess Sofia of Baden née Princess of SwedenMarried:

Karlsruhe, July 25th, 1819:
HRH Princess Sofia Vilhelmina of Sweden
* Stockholm, May 21st, 1801
† Karlsruhe, July 6th, 1865

HRH Duchess Alexandrine of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha née Grand-Ducal Princess and Margravine of BadenChildren from this marriage:

  1. HGDH Grand-Ducal Princess and Margravine Alexandrine Luise Amalie Friederike Elisabeth Sophie of Baden
    * Karlsruhe, December 6th, 1820
    † Schloß Callenberg, December 20th, 1904

    HH Duke Ernst II of Saxe-Coburg and GothaMarried:

    Karlsruhe, May 3rd, 1842:
    HH Duke Ernst II August Karl Johannes Leopold Alexander Eduard of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Duke of Saxony
    (Born as: HH Hereditary Prince Ernst August Karl Johannes Leopold Alexander Eduard of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, Duke of Saxony)
    (Since December 16th, 1826:) HH Hereditary Prince Ernst August Karl Johannes Leopold Alexander Eduard of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Duke of Saxony
    * Gotha, June 21st, 1818
    † Schloß Rheinhardsbrunn, August 22nd, 1893
    Hereditary Prince of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, June 21st, 1818; Hereditary Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, December 16th, 1826
    Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, January 29th, 1844

  2. HGDH Grand-Ducal Prince and Margrave Ludwig Karl Friedrich Leopold of Baden
    * Karlsruhe, October 26th, 1822
    † Karlsruhe, November 16th, 1822
  3. HRH Grand Duke Ludwig II of Baden
    (Born as: HGDH Grand-Ducal Prince and Margrave Ludwig of Baden)
    (Since March 30th, 1830:) HRH Hereditary Grand Duke Ludwig of Baden
    * Karlsruhe, August 15th, 1824
    † Karlsruhe, January 22nd, 1858
    Hereditary Grand Duke of Baden, March 30th, 1830
    Grand Duke of Baden, April 24th, 1852 (unfit to perform the royal prerogative)
  4. HRH Grand Duke Friedrich I of BadenHRH Grand Duke Friedrich I Wilhelm Ludwig of Baden ("Fritz")
    (Born as: HGDH Grand-Ducal Prince and Margrave Friedrich Wilhelm Ludwig of Baden)
    * Karlsruhe, September 9th, 1826
    † Mainau, September 28th, 1907
    Regent of Baden and Heir Pressumptive to the Throne of Baden, April 24th, 1852
    Grand Duke of Baden, January 22nd, 1858

    HRH Grand Duchess Luise of Baden née Princess of PrussiaMarried:

    Berlin, September 20th, 1856:
    HRH Princess
    Luise Marie Elisabeth of Prussia
    * Berlin, December 3rd, 1838
    † Speisezimmer, Neues Schloß, Baden-Baden, April 23rd, 1923

    HRH Grand Duke Friedrich II of Baden and HRH Grand Duchess Hilda of Baden née Princess of NassauChildren from this marriage:

    1. HRH Grand Duke Friedrich II Wilhelm Ludwig Leopold August of Baden ("Fritz")
      (Born as: HGDH Grand-Ducal Prince and Margrave Friedrich Wilhelm Ludwig Leopold August of Baden)
      (Since January 22nd, 1858:) HRH Hereditary Grand Duke Friedrich Wilhelm Ludwig Leopold August of Baden
      * Karlsruhe, July 9th, 1857
      † Badenweiler, August 9th, 1928
      Hereditary Grand Duke of Baden, January 22nd, 1858
      Grand Duke of Baden, September 28th, 1907 (abdicated: November 22nd, 1918)
      Colonel of the Infantry of Austria; Colonel of the Infantry and Colonel of the Cavalry of Prussia; Honorary General of the Army of Sweden; Colonel of the Infantry of Württemberg

      Married:

      Schloß Hohenburg near Lenggries, September 20th, 1885:
      HH Princess
      Hilda Charlotte Wilhelmine of Nassau
      * Schloß Biebrich near Wiesbaden, November 5th, 1864
      † Badenweiler, February 8th, 1952

    2. HM Queen Viktoria of Sweden née Grand-Ducal Princess and Margravine of BadenHGDH Grand-Ducal Princess and Margravine Sophie Marie Viktoria of Baden ("Vicky")
      * Schloß Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, August 7th, 1862
      † Villa Svezia, Rome, April 4th, 1930

      HM King Gustaf V of Sweden and NorwayMarried:

      Royal Chapel, Schloß Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, September 20th, 1881:
      HM King
      Gustaf V of Sweden
      (Born as: HRH Prince Oscar Gustaf Adolf of Sweden, Duke of Värmland)
      (Since September 18th, 1872:) HRH Crown Prince Oscar Gustaf Adolf of Sweden and Norway, Duke of Värmland
      (Since October 26th, 1905:) HRH Crown Prince Oscar Gustaf Adolf of Sweden, Duke of Värmland
      * Drottningholm Palace near Stockholm, June 16th, 1858
      † Drottningholm Palace near Stockholm, October 29th, 1950
      Crown Prince of Sweden, September 18th, 1872; Crown Prince of Norway, September 18th, 1872 - June 7th, 1905
      King of Sweden, December 8th, 1907
      (Was a well known tennis player, at tournements he used the name "Mr. G.")

    3. HGDH Grand-Ducal Prince and Margrave Ludwig Wilhelm Karl Friedrich Berthold of Baden
      * Baden-Baden, June 12th, 1865
      † (pneumonia) Freiburg im Breisgau, February 23rd, 1888
  5. HGDH Grand-Ducal Prince and Margrave Ludwig Wilhelm August of Baden
  6. HGDH Grand-Duchal Prince and Margrave Karl of BadenHGDH Grand-Ducal Prince and Margrave Karl Friedrich Gustav Wilhelm Maximilian of Baden
    * Karlsruhe, March 9th, 1832
    † Karlsruhe, December 3rd, 1906

    Married:

    (morgantic) Schloß Bauschlott, May 17th, 1871:
    Rosalie Luise Freiin von Beust
    * Karlsruhe, June 10th, 1845
    † Karlsruhe, October 15th, 1908
    Created Gräfin von Rhena, 1871

    Child from this marriage:

    1. Friedrich Maximilian Alexander Graf von Rhena
      * Karlsruhe, January 20th, 1877
      † Bern, November 19th, 1908
  7. HGDH Fürstin Marie Amalie zu Leiningen née Grand-Ducal Princess and Margravine of BadenHGDH Grand-Ducal Princess and Margravine Marie Amalie of Baden
    * Karlsruhe, November 20th, 1834
    † Waldleiningen, November 21st, 1899

    Married:

    Karlsruhe, September 11th, 1858:
    HSH Fürst Ernst Leopold Victor Carl August Joseph Emich zu Leiningen
    (Born as: HSH Hereditary Prince Ernst Leopold Victor Carl August Joseph Emich zu Leiningen)
    * Schloß Amorbach, Odenwald, November 9th, 1830
    † Schloß Amorbach, Odenwald, April 5th, 1904
    Hereditary Prince zu Leiningen, November 9th, 1830
    4th Fürst zu Leiningen, November 13th, 1856

  8. HIH Grand Duchess Olga Feodorovna of Russia née Grand-Ducal Princess and Margravine Cäcilie of BadenHGDH Grand-Ducal Princess and Margravine Cäcilie Auguste of Baden
    (Following her conversion to the Orthodox faith she took the name Olga Feodorovna)
    * Karlsruhe, September 20th, 1839
    † Kharkov, April 12th n.s., 1891

    HIH Grand Duke Mikhael Nikolaievitch of RussiaMarried:

    St. Petersburg, August 28th n.s., 1857:
    HIH Grand Duke
    Mikhael Nikolaievitch of Russia
    * St. Petersburg, October 25th n.s., 1832
    † Cannes, Alpes-Maritimes, December 18th, 1909


HGDH Grand-Ducal Prince and Margrave Wilhelm of BadenHGDH Grand-Ducal Prince and Margrave Ludwig Wilhelm August of Baden
* Karlsruhe, December 18th, 1829
† Karlsruhe, April 27th, 1897

HIH Grand-Ducal Princess and Margravine Maria of Baden née Princess RomanovskyMarried:

St. Petersburg, February 11th, 1863:
HSH Princess
Maria von Leuchtenberg
(Since December 28th n.s., 1852:) HIH Princess Maria Romanovsky, Princess von Leuchtenberg
* St. Petersburg, October 16th n.s., 1841
† Karlsruhe, February 16th, 1914

HGDH Duchess Maria of Anhalt née Grand-Ducal Princess and Margravine of BadenChildren from this marriage:

  1. HGDH Grand-Ducal Princess and Margravine Sopie Marie Luise Amelie Josephine of Baden
    * Baden-Baden, July 26th, 1865
    † Baden-Baden, November 29th, 1939

    HH Duke Friedrich II of AnhaltMarried:

    Karlsruhe, July 2nd, 1889:
    HH Duke Friedrich II of Anhalt, Duke of Saxony, Count of Ascania
    (Born as: HH Prince Leopold Friedrich Eduard Karl Alexander of Anhalt, Duke of Saxony, Count of Ascania)
    (Since February 2nd, 1886:) HH Hereditary Prince Leopold Friedrich Eduard Karl Alexander of Anhalt, Duke of Saxony, Count of Ascania
    * Dessau, August 19th, 1856
    † Schloß Ballenstedt, April 21st, 1918
    Hereditary Prince of Anhalt, February 2nd, 1886
    Duke of Anhalt, January 24th, 1904

  2. HRH Margrave Maximilian Alexander Friedrich Wilhelm of Baden ("Max")

HRH Margrave Max of BadenHRH Margrave Maximilian Alexander Friedrich Wilhelm of Baden ("Max")
(Born as: HGDH Grand-Ducal Prince and Margrave Maximilian Alexander Friedrich Wilhelm of Baden)
* Baden-Baden, July 10th, 1867
† Konstanz, November 6th, 1929
Heir Pressumptive to the Throne of Baden, September 28th, 1907
Head of the Grand-Ducal Family of Baden, August 9th, 1928
Chancellor of the German Empire and Prime Minister of Prussia, October 3rd - November 9th, 1918

HRH Margravine Marie Louise of Baden née Princess of HanoverMarried:

Gmunden am Traunsee, July 10th, 1900:
HRH Princess
Marie Louise Victoria Caroline Amelia Alexandra Auguste Friederike of Hanover, Duchess of Brunswick and Lüneburg, Princess of Great Britain and Ireland
* Gmunden am Traunsee, October 11th, 1879
† Schloß Salem, January 31st, 1948

Children from this marriage:

  1. HGDH Grand-Ducal Princess and Margravine Marie Alexandra Thyra Viktoria Luise Carola Hilda of Baden
    * Schloß Salem, August 1st, 1902
    † (in an air raid) Frankfurt am Main, January 29th, 1944

    Married:

    (civil) Schloß Salem, September 12th and (religious) Chapel, Schloß Salem, September 17th, 1924:
    HH Prince
    Wolfgang Moritz of Hesse
    * Schloß Rumpenheim near Offenbach, November 6th, 1896
    † Frankfurt am Main, July 12th, 1989

  2. HRH Margrave Berthold Friedrich Wilhelm Ernst August Heinrich Karl of Baden

HRH Margrave Berthold of BadenHRH Margrave Berthold Friedrich Wilhelm Ernst August Heinrich Karl of Baden
(Born as: HGDH Grand-Ducal Prince and Margrave Berthold Friedrich Wilhelm Ernst August Heinrich Karl of Baden)
(Since August 9th, 1928:) HRH Hereditary Prince Berthold Friedrich Wilhelm Ernst August Heinrich Karl of Baden
* Karlsruhe, February 24th, 1906
† near Spaichingen, Baden-Württemberg, October 27th, 1963
Heir apparent, August 9th, 1928
Head of the Grand-Ducal Family of Baden, November 6th, 1929

HRH Margravine Theodora of Baden née Princess of Greece and DenmarkMarried:

(civil) Baden-Baden, August 15th and (religious) Chapel, Neues Schloß, Baden-Baden, August 17th, 1931:
HRH Princess
Theodora of Greece and Denmark ("Dolla")
* Athens, May 30th, 1906
† Sanitorium, Büdingen near Konstanz, October 16th, 1969

Children from this marriage:

  1. HRH Princess Margarita of Yugoslavia née Princess of BadenHGDH Princess Margarita Alice Thyra Viktoria Marie Louise Scholastica of Baden
    * Schloß Salem, July 14th, 1932

    HRH Prince Tomislav of YugoslaviaMarried:

    (civil) Schloß Salem, June 5th and (religious) Chapel, Schloß Salem, June 6th, 1957:
    HRH Prince
    Tomislav of Serbia ("Tommy")
    (Since October 3rd, 1929:) HRH Prince Tomislav of Yugoslavia
    * Royal Palace, Belgrade, January 19th, 1928
    † Oplenac, July 12th, 2000
    Heir Pressumptive to the Throne of Yugoslavia, October 10th, 1934 - July 17th, 1945
    (Divorced: London, November 13th, 1981)

  2. HRH Margrave Maximilian Andreas Friedrich Gustav Ernst August Bernhard of Baden ("Max")
  3. HGDH Prince Ludwig of BadenHGDH Prince Ludwig Wilhelm Georg Ernst Christoph of Baden
    * Karlsruhe, March 16th, 1937
    Heir pressumptive, October 27th, 1963 - May 27th, 1970
    President of the German Red Cross in Baden-Württemberg

    Married:

    (civil) Schloß Salem, September 21st and (religious) Maria Himmelfahrt Kirche, Schloß Wald near Sankt Pölten, Lower Austria, October 21st, 1967:
    HSH Princess Maria Anna (Marianne) Henriette Eleonore Gobertina von Auersperg-Breunner ("Mandi")
    * Zseliz, Bars District, December 15th, 1943

    Children from this marriage:

    1. HGDH Princess Sophie of BadenHGDH Princess Sophie Thyra Josephine Georgine Henriette of Baden
      * Heidelberg, July 8th, 1975
    2. HGDH Prince Berthold Ernst August Emich Rainer of Baden
      * Heidelberg, October 8th, 1976
    3. HGDH Princess Aglaë Margareta Tatiana Mary of Baden
      * Heidelberg, March 3rd, 1981

HRH Margrave Maximilian of BadenHRH Margrave Maximilian Andreas Friedrich Gustav Ernst August Bernhard of Baden, Duke von Zähringen ("Max")
(Born as: HRH Hereditary Prince Maximilian Andreas Friedrich Gustav Ernst August Bernhard of Baden)
* Schloß Salem, July 3rd, 1933
Heir apparent, July 3rd, 1933
Head of the Grand-Ducal Family of Baden, October 27th, 1963

Married:

(civil) Schloß Salem, September 23rd and (religious) Schloß Persenberg near Ybbs an der Donau, Lower Austria, September 30th, 1966:
HI & RH Princess Imperial and Archduchess Valerie Isabella Maria Anna Alfonsa Desideria Brigitta Sophia Thomasia Huberta Josepha Ignatia of Austria, Princess Royal of Hungary and Bohemia, Princess of Tuscany
* Vienna, May 23rd, 1941

HGDH Princess Marie Louise of BadenChildren from this marriage:

  1. HGDH Princess Marie Louise Elisabeth Mathilde Theodora Cecilie Sarah Charlotte of Baden
    * Schloß Salem, July 3rd, 1969

    Married:

    (civil) Schloß Salem, September 15th and (religious) Schloß Salem, September 25th, 1999:
    Richard Dudley Baker
    * Biddeford, Maine, March 30th, 1936

    Child from this marriage:

    1. Sofia Baker
      * Alamosa, Colorado, March 10th, 2001
  2. HRH Hereditary Prince Bernhard of Baden and HRH Hereditary Princess Stephanie of Baden née KaulHRH Hereditary Prince Bernhard Max Friedrich August Gustav Louis Kraft of Baden
    * Schloß Salem, May 27th, 1970
    Heir apparent, May 27th, 1970

    Married:

    (civil) Schloß Salem, June 22nd and (religious) Schloß Salem, June 23rd, 2001:
    Stephanie Anne Kaul
    * Ülzen, June 27th, 1966

    Children from this marriage:

    1. HGDH Prince Leopold of BadenHGDH Prince Leopold Bernhard Max Michael Ernst-August Friedrich Guillaume of Baden
      * Elisabetenkrankenhaus, Ravensburg, May 18th, 2002
    2. HGDH Prince Friedrich of BadenHGDH Prince Friedrich Bernhard Leopold Christian Berthold Christoph of Baden
      * Elisabetenkrankenhaus, Ravensburg, March 9th, 2004
  3. HGDH Prince Leopold of BadenHGDH Prince Leopold Max Christian Ludwig Clemens Hubert of Baden
    * Schloß Salem, October 1st, 1971
  4. HGDH Prince Michael of BadenHGDH Prince Michael Max Andreas of Baden
    * Schloß Salem, March 11th, 1976

Footnotes:

  1. With special thanks to: Anuschka Becker, Hein Bruins, Marlene Eilers Koenig, Brigitte Gastel Lloyd, Netty Leistra and Paul Theroff.

Last updated: July 8th, 2005.

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