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||Karl (Baden) von Baden was a member of aristocracy in Europe.|
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Karl Ludwig (Charles Louis) was the eldest surviving son of Karl Friedrich, Markgraf von Baden-Durlach, and his first wife, Karoline, Landgräfin von Hessen-Darmstadt, and was born at Karlsruhe, 14 February 1755. He was Hereditary Prince of Baden-Durlach from birth, and Hereditary Prince of Baden, once his father united Baden in 1771.
He married at Karlsruhe, 15 July 1774, his first cousin, Amalie Friederike, Landgräfin von Hessen-Darmstadt. She was born at Prenzlau 20 June 1754, daughter of Ludwig IX, Landgraf von Hessen-Darmstadt.
Karl Ludwig, was apparently instrumental in making sure his elder daughters married well, and was visiting Friederike who had married the King of Sweden, when he was involved in a sleigh or sled accident on 15 December 1801. He suffered a contusion on his head and presumably was concussed and died the following morning.
He was buried in the Riddarholmskyrkan in Stockholm, but his heart was buried separately in the Stifskirche St Michael at Pforzheim, Baden.
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