Marie of Baden-Sponheim

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Marie of Baden-Sponheim
Maria Jacobäa von Baden, wife of Duke Wilhelm IV of Bavaria by Hans Schöpfer I (circa 1505-1569 Munich).jpg
Maria Jacobäa von Baden, wife of Duke Wilhelm IV of Bavaria (Hans Schöpfer I)
Born(1507-06-25)25 June 1507
Died16 November 1580(1580-11-16) (aged 73)
Munich
Noble familyHouse of Zähringen
Spouse(s)William IV, Duke of Bavaria
Issue
FatherPhilip I, Margrave of Baden
MotherElisabeth of the Palatinate

Marie Jakobaea of Baden-Sponheim (25 June 1507 – 16 November 1580, Munich) was a German noblewoman and duchess consort of Bavaria.

Life[edit]

Marie was the daughter of Philip I, Margrave of Baden (1479–1533) and Countess Elisabeth (1483–1522), daughter of Philip, Elector Palatine and princess Margarete von Bayern-Landshut. Her paternal grandparents were Christopher I, Margrave of Baden-Baden and Ottilie of Katzenelnbogen.

On 5 October 1522 she married William IV, Duke of Bavaria (1493–1550), eldest son of Albert IV and his wife Kunigunde of Austria. They had four children:

Bibliography[edit]

  • Hans and Marga Rall: Die Wittelsbacher – Von Otto I. bis Elisabeth I., Weltbild (1994) ISBN 3-85001-485-1
Marie of Baden-Sponheim
Born: 25 June 1507 Died: 16 November 1580
Preceded by
Kunigunde of Austria
Duchess consort of Bavaria
1522–1550
Succeeded by
Anna of Austria