Bernhard, Hereditary Prince of Baden

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Hereditary Prince of Baden
Born (1970-05-27) 27 May 1970 (age 46)
Schloss Salem, Salem, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Spouse Stephanie Anne Kaul (m. 2001)
Issue Prince Leopold
Prince Friedrich
Prince Karl-Wilhelm
Full name
Bernhard Max Friedrich August Gustav Ludwig Kraft
House Zähringen
Father Maximilian, Margrave of Baden
Mother Archduchess Valerie of Austria

Bernhard, Hereditary Prince of Baden (Bernhard Max Friedrich August Gustav Ludwig Kraft; born 27 May 1970 in Schloss Salem, Salem, Baden-Württemberg, Germany) is a great-nephew of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. He is the eldest son of Maximilian, Margrave of Baden and Archduchess Valerie of Austria.[1]

Marriage and children[edit]

He married Stephanie Anne Kaul (b. 27 June 1966 at Uelzen), daughter of Christian Kaul and wife Hannelore Scheel, in a civil ceremony on 22 June 2001 and a religious ceremony the following day.[2][3] The marriage was acknowledged as dynastic by his father. The couple has three children:

  • Prince Leopold Bernhard Max Michael Ernst-August Friedrich Guillaume of Baden (b. 18 May 2002 at Ravensburg)
  • Prince Friedrich Bernhard Leopold Christian Berthold Christoph of Baden (b. 9 March 2004 at Ravensburg)
  • Prince Karl-Wilhelm Bernhard Max Alexander Ernst-August Heinrich-Donatus Mathais of Baden (b. 11 February 2006 at Ravensburg)



Bernhard, Hereditary Prince of Baden
Born: 27 May 1970
Lines of succession
Line of succession to the Baden throne
1st position
Succeeded by
Prince Leopold of Baden
Preceded by
Maximilian, Margrave of Baden
Line of succession to the British throne
descended from Alice daughter of Victoria