Louis II, Grand Duke of Baden

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Louis II
Ellenrieder Großherzogin Sophie von Baden und ihre Kinder.jpg
Louis with his mother and siblings
Grand Duke of Baden
Reign 24 April 1852 – 22 January 1858
Predecessor Leopold I
Successor Frederick I
House House of Zähringen
Father Leopold I, Grand Duke of Baden
Mother Sophie of Sweden
Born (1824-08-15)15 August 1824
Karlsruhe
Died 22 January 1858(1858-01-22) (aged 33)
Karlsruhe
Religion Lutheranism

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 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, his brother Frederick was crowned Grand Duke as well. He was also an honorary citizen of Karlsruhe.

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