Margravine Johanna of Baden-Baden

German princess

Auguste of Baden-Baden (Auguste Marie Johanna; 10 November 1704 – 8 August 1726) was born a Margravine of Baden-Baden, she was the Duchess of Orléans by marriage to Louis d'Orléans, Duke of Orléans. Her husband was a grandson of her father's former enemy Louis XIV of France. Known in France as Jeanne or Auguste de Bade, she died in childbirth. She is an ancestor of Louis Philippe I and of several members of royal families of Europe such as the Spanish and Italian as well as the present Grand Duke of Luxemburg.

Auguste of Baden-Baden
Portrait d'Augusta Marie Jeanne de Baden-Baden, duchesse d'Orléans (jlpw16 0332).jpg
Auguste Duchess of Orléans by Belle[1]
Duchess of Orléans
Tenure13 July 1724 – 8 August 1726
Born(1704-11-10)10 November 1704
Schloss Johannisburg, Bavaria
Died8 August 1726(1726-08-08) (aged 21)
Palais-Royal, Paris, France
Burial16 August 1726
Val-de-Grâce, Paris
SpouseLouis d'Orléans, Duke of Orléans
Issue
Detail
Louis Philippe, Duke of Orléans
Louise Marie, Mademoiselle
Full name
French: Auguste Marie Jeanne
German: Auguste Marie Johanna
FatherLouis William, Margrave of Baden-Baden
MotherSibylle of Saxe-Lauenburg
ReligionRoman Catholicism
SignatureAuguste of Baden-Baden's signature

IssueEdit

  1. Louis Philippe d'Orléans (12 May 1725 – 18 November 1785) married Louise Henriette de Bourbon.
  2. Louise Marie d'Orléans (5 August 1726 – 14 May 1728) died in infancy.

Titles, styles, honours and armsEdit

 
Coat of arms of Auguste of as Duchess

Titles and stylesEdit

  • 10 November 1704 – 13 July 1724 Her Illustrious Highness Margravine Auguste of Baden-Baden
  • 13 July 1724 – 8 August 1726 Her Serene Highness The Duchess of Orléans


ReferencesEdit

  1. Vatout, Jean. Le chateau d'eu: notices historiques, Volume 4. Googlebooks.org. Retrieved 2010-03-25.