Charles Gustav of Baden-Durlach
|Charles Gustav of Baden-Durlach|
|Spouse(s)||Anna Sophia of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel|
|Noble family||House of Zähringen|
|Father||Frederick VI, Margrave of Baden-Durlach|
|Mother||Christina Magdalena of the Palatinate-Zweibrücken|
27 September 1648|
|Died||24 October 1703
Karlsburg Castle in Durlach
Margrave (Prince) Charles Gustav of Baden-Durlach (27 September 1648 in Durlach – 24 October 1703 at the Karlsburg Castle in Durlach) was a German general. He was the son of Margrave Frederick VI of Baden-Durlach and his wife Christina Magdalena of the Palatinate-Zweibrücken.
Within the Swabian Circle he was royal colonel of the Protestant Circle Infantry Regiment (1673-1677) and from 1683 of the Second Circle Infantry Regiment (Evangelical). In 1683, he served as major general and at the same time commander-in-chief of the circle troops. In 1686 he was promoted to field marshal lieutenant of the infantry in the Swabian Circle, in 1692 to General Feldzeugmeister and in 1697 to field marshal.
Marriage and issue
Margrave Charles Gustav married on 28 October 1677 with Anna Sophia of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (29 October 1659 – 28 June 1742), the daughter of the Duke Anton Ulrich of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel. They had the following children:
- Christine Juliane (12 September 1678 – 10 July 1707), married on 27 February 1697 John William III, Duke of Saxe-Eisenach.
- Charles (30 March 1680 – 30 August 1680).
- Frederick Rudolph (13 May 1681 – 18 May 1682).
- Charles Anton (29 January 1683 – 31 May 1692).
- This rank corresponds to the later Lieutenant General
- Corresponds to the later General of the Infantry
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