Herman Fortunatus, Margrave of Baden-Rodemachern

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Herman Fortunatus, Margrave of Baden-Rodemachern
Born (1595-01-23)23 January 1595
Died 4 January 1665(1665-01-04) (aged 69)
Buried Church of Rodemack
Noble family House of Zähringen
Spouse(s) Antonia Elisabeth of Criechingen
Maria Sidonia of Daun-Falkenstein
Father Edward Fortunatus
Mother Maria of Eicken

Herman Fortunatus, Margrave of Baden-Rodemachern (23 January 1595 in Rastatt – 4 January 1665 in Kastellaun) was Margrave of Baden-Rodemachern. He was a son of Margrave Edward Fortunatus and Maria of Eicken (d. 21 April 1636), the daughter of Joost of Eicken and Barbara of Moll.

Marriage and issue[edit]

Margrave Herman Fortunatus married his first wife on 18 April 1627. She was Antonia Elisabeth (d. 12 January 1635), a daughter of Count Christopher of Criechingen. They had the three children:

  • Charles William (1627-1666), a canon of Cologne, and the last Margrave of Baden-Rodemachern
  • Leopold (1628-1635)
  • Maria Sidonia (1635 – 15 August 1686), married on 12 November 1662 to Prince Philip of Hohenzollern-Hechingen (1601 – 13 January 1671)

Margrave Herman Fortunates then married his second wife. She was Maria Sidonia of Daun-Falkenstein (1605-1675), the daughter of the Count Philip Francis of Falkenstein. They had two children:


See also[edit]


  • Johann Christian Sachs: Einleitung in die Geschichte der Marggravschaft und des marggrävlichen altfürstlichen Hauses Baden, part 3, Karlsruhe, 1769, S. 311-313, Online at Google Books
Herman Fortunatus, Margrave of Baden-Rodemachern
Born: 23 January 1595 Died: 4 January 1665
Preceded by
Philip III
Margrave of Baden-Rodemachern
Succeeded by
Charles William