Frederick VII, Margrave of Baden-Durlach

Frederick VII, Margrave of Baden-Durlach

Frederick VII, Margrave of Baden-Durlach
Spouse(s) Augusta Marie of Holstein-Gottorp
Noble family Zähringen
Father Frederick VI, Margrave of Baden-Durlach
Mother Christina Magdalena of Pfalz-Zweibrücken
Born (1647-09-23)23 September 1647
Died 25 June 1709(1709-06-25) (aged 61)

Friedrich VII Magnus of Zähringen (23 September 1647 25 June 1709) was the Margrave of Baden-Durlach from 1677 until his death.

Born at Ueckermünde, he was the son of Margrave Friedrich VI and Countess Palatine Christine Magdalene of Cleeburg. He succeeded to his father as Margrave in 1677. He got involved into the Nine Years' War and, after the Treaty of Ryswick in 1697, he received the title of a Margrave of Basel, although it was only a formal title and he never had a real power over the Swiss city. He took again part in the War of the Spanish Succession, as one the leaders of the Imperial Army and, some of the battles were fought in his territories.

He died at Durlach in 1709 and was succeeded in the Margraviate by his son, Charles III William, Margrave of Baden-Durlach

Marriage and issue

He married Duchess Augusta Marie of Holstein-Gottorp on 15 May 1670 in Husum. They had the following children:


Frederick VII, Margrave of Baden-Durlach
Preceded by
Frederick VI
Margrave of Baden-Durlach
Succeeded by
Charles III William
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