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Beatrix of Baden

Margravine of Baden by birth, by marriage Countess Palatine of Simmern
The basics
Date of birth
Date of death Apr 04, 1535
Mother: Ottilie of Katzenelnbogen
Father: Christopher I Margrave of Baden-Baden
Spouse: John II Count Palatine of Simmern
Brother(s): Jakob von Baden Ernest Margrave of Baden-Durlach Bernhard III Margrave of Baden-Baden Philip I Margrave of Baden
Children: Frederick III Elector Palatine franzingxxx klindix Sabina Duchess of Bavaria Countess Palatine Helena of Simmern
The details

Beatrice of Baden (22 January 1492 – 4 April 1535) was a Margravine of Baden by birth and by marriage and a Countess Palatine of Simmern. She was a daughter of Christoph I, Margrave of Baden and Ottilie of Katzenelnbogen.

Marriage and issue

In 1508 she married the Count Palatine Johann II of Simmern (born: 21 March 1492; died: 18 May 1557). With him she had twelve children:

  • Catherine (1510–1572), Abbess in Kumbd monastery
  • Johanna (1512–1581), Abbess in Marienberg monastery at Boppard
  • Ottilia (1513–1553), nun at Marienberg in Boppard
  • Frederick III the Pious (1515–1576), Elector Palatine
married firstly 1537 Princess Marie of Brandenburg-Kulmbach (1519–1567)
married secondly 1569 Countess Amalia of Neuenahr-Alpen (1540–1602)
  • Brigitta (1516–1562), Abbess at Neuburg an der Donau
  • Georg (1518–1569), Count Palatine of Simmern-Sponheim
married in 1541 princess Elisabeth of Hesse (1503–1563)
  • Elisabeth (1520–1564)
married in 1535 Count Georg II of Lauterbach (1506-1569)
  • Reichard (1521–1598), Count Palatine of Simmern-Sponheim
married in firstly 1569 Countess Juliane of Wied (1545-1575)
married in secondly 1578 Countess Emilie of Württemberg (1550-1589)
married in thirdly 1589 Countess Palatine Anna Margarete of Veldenz (1571-1621)
  • Maria (1524–1576), nun at Marienberg in Boppard
  • William (1526–1527)
  • Sabine (1528–1578)
married in 1544 Count Lamoral of Egmont (1522–1568)
  • Helena (1532–1579)
married in 1551 Count Philipp III of Hanau-Münzenberg (1526–1561)


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