Louis II, Grand Duke of Baden

Louis II, Grand Duke of Baden (15 August 1824 – 22 January 1858) was the son of Leopold I, Grand Duke of Baden and Sophie of Holstein-Gottorp, Princess of Sweden.

Louis II
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Grand Duke of Baden
Reign24 April 1852 – 22 January 1858
PredecessorLeopold I
SuccessorFrederick I
RegentFrederick
Born(1824-08-15)15 August 1824
Karlsruhe
Died22 January 1858(1858-01-22) (aged 33)
Karlsruhe
HouseHouse of Zähringen
FatherLeopold I, Grand Duke of Baden
MotherSophie of Sweden
ReligionLutheranism

Louis succeeded his father as Grand Duke of Baden on 24 April 1852. His brother Frederick acted as regent, because Louis suffered from mental illness. However, in 1856, Frederick became grand duke as well. He was also an honorary citizen of Karlsruhe.

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Louis II, Grand Duke of Baden
Born: 15 August 1824 Died: 22 January 1858
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Leopold
Grand Duke of Baden
1852–1856
Succeeded by
Frederick I