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Louis I
Grossherzog Ludwig von Baden 1820.jpg
Grand Duke of Baden
Reign 8 December 1818 – 30 March 1830
Predecessor Charles I
Successor Leopold I
House House of Zähringen
Father Charles Frederick, Grand Duke of Baden
Mother Landgravine Caroline Louise of Hesse-Darmstadt
Born (1763-02-09)9 February 1763
Karlsruhe
Died 30 March 1830(1830-03-30) (aged 67)
Karlsruhe
Religion Lutheranism

Ludwig I, Grand Duke of Baden (9 February 1763 – 30 March 1830) succeeded as Grand Duke on 8 December 1818. He was the uncle of his predecessor Karl Ludwig Friedrich, and his death marked the end of the Zähringen line of the House of Baden. He was succeeded by his half brother, Leopold.

He secured the continued existence of the University of Freiburg in 1820, after which the University was called the Albert-Ludwig University. He also founded the Polytechnic Hochschule Karlsruhe in 1825. The Hochschule is the oldest technical school in Germany.

Ludwig's death in 1830 led to many rumors. His death also meant the extinction of his line of the Baden family. The succession then went to the children of the morganatic second marriage of Grand Duke Karl Friedrich and Louise Karoline Geyer von Geyersberg, who was created Countess of Hochberg in the Austrian nobility at the personal request of Karl Friedrich.

After Ludwig's death, there was much discussion about a mysterious seventeen-year-old man named Kaspar Hauser, who had appeared seemingly out of nowhere in 1828. Seventeen years previously, the first son of the future Grand Duke Karl Ludwig Friedrich and his wife Stephanie died under what were later portrayed as mysterious circumstances. There was at the time and still is today (in 2007) speculation that Hauser, who died (perhaps murdered) in 1833, was that child.

Working together with architect Friedrich Weinbrenner, Louis is responsible for most of the classical revival buildings in the city center and for building the pyramid.

Ancestry[edit]

Louis I, Grand Duke of Baden
Born: February 9 1763 Died: March 30 1830
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Karl
Grand Duke of Baden
1818–1830
Succeeded by
Leopold



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