Princess Marie Alexandra of Baden
|Princess Marie Alexandra|
|Princess Wolfgang of Hesse|
1 August 1902|
29 January 1944 41) (aged|
Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, Germany
|Spouse||Prince Wolfgang of Hesse|
|Father||Prince Maximilian of Baden|
|Mother||Princess Marie Louise of Hanover and Cumberland|
She was the only daughter of Prince Maximilian of Baden (1867–1929) and Princess Marie Louise of Hanover and Cumberland. Her paternal grandparents were Prince Wilhelm of Baden (1829–97) and Princess Maria of Leuchtenberg (1841–1914), a daughter of Maximilian, Duke of Leuchtenberg (1817–52) and Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna (1819–1876).
On 17 September 1924 she married Prince Wolfgang of Hesse (1896–1989).
Princess Marie Alexandra was killed in an attack by the U.S. Army Air Forces during an air-raid on Frankfurt am Main on 29–30 January 1944 during World War II. She and seven other women, who were aid workers, were killed when the cellar, in which they had taken refuge, collapsed under the weight of the building, rendering Marie Alexandra's body barely recognisable.