Ferdinand Maximilian, Hereditary Prince of Baden-Baden
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|Hereditary Prince of Baden-Baden|
Ferdinand Maximilian, 1654 or 1655
|Spouse(s)||Princess Louise Christine of Savoy|
|Noble family||House of Zähringen|
|Father||William, Margrave of Baden-Baden|
|Mother||Catharina Ursula of Hohenzollern–Hechingen|
23 September 1625|
|Died||4 November 1669
Ferdinand Maximilian of Baden-Baden, Hereditary Prince of Baden-Baden (23 September 1625 – 4 November 1669) was the father of the famous general Louis William, Margrave of Baden-Baden.
Born in Baden-Baden, we was the oldest son of William, Margrave of Baden-Baden and Catharina Ursula of Hohenzollern–Hechingen. Ferdinand Maximilian of Baden was destined to follow in his father's footsteps as Margrave of Baden-Baden, but he died before his father in a hunting accident.
The marriage was not successful. Louise Christine of Savoy refused to leave the refined French court and follow her husband to Baden-Baden. Ferdinand Maximilian then abducted his son from Paris and brought him to Baden-Baden. As a consequence Louis William was not raised by his mother, but by his grandfather's second wife Maria Magdalena of Oettingen-Baldern.