Beatrix of Baden

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Beatrice of Baden
Spouse(s) John II, Count Palatine of Simmern
Noble family House of Zähringen
Father Christoph I, Margrave of Baden
Mother Ottilie of Katzenelnbogen
Born (1492-01-22)22 January 1492
Died 4 April 1535(1535-04-04) (aged 43)

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[edit]

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:

married firstly 1537 Princess Marie of Brandenburg-Kulmbach (1519–1567)
married secondly 1569 Countess Amalia of Neuenahr-Alpen (1540–1602)
married in 1541 princess Elisabeth of Hesse (1503–1563)
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)
married in 1551 Count Philipp III of Hanau-Münzenberg (1526–1561)