Charles I, Margrave of Baden-Baden

Charles I, Margrave of Baden-Baden

Charles I of Baden (d. 24 February 1475, Pforzheim) was a Margrave of Baden-Baden during 1454-1475.

Charles was the elder son of Jacob, Margrave of Baden-Baden and his wife Catherine, daughter of Charles II, Duke of Lorraine. In 1462 he began the Baden-Palatinate war with Elector Frederick I of the Rhine. This war finished in the same year with Charles' defeat.

Family and children

On 1 July 1447 he married Katharina of Austria (1423 – 11 September 1493), daughter of Archduke Ernest the Iron. They had six children:

  1. Katharina (15 January 1449 – before 8 May 1484), married on 19 May 1464 to Count George III of Werdenberg-Sargans
  2. Zimburg (15 May 1450 – 5 July 1501), married on 19 December 1468 to Count Engelbert II of Nassau-Dillenburg
  3. Margareta (1452 – 1495), Abbess in Lichtenthal
  4. Christopher I, Margrave of Baden-Baden (13 November 1453 – 19 April 1527)
  5. Albert, Margrave of Baden-Hachberg (1456 – 1488)
  6. Frederick (9 July 1458 – 24 September 1517), Bishop of Utrecht
Preceded by
Margrave of Baden-Baden
Succeeded by
Christopher I

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