Frederick VII, Margrave of Baden-Durlach
Frederick VII, Margrave of Baden-Durlach
Born(1647-09-23)23 September 1647
Died25 June 1709(1709-06-25) (aged 61)
Noble familyZähringen
Spouse(s)Augusta Marie of Holstein-Gottorp
FatherFrederick VI, Margrave of Baden-Durlach
MotherChristina Magdalena of Pfalz-Zweibrücken

Friedrich VII Magnus of Zähringen (23 September 1647 – 25 June 1709) was the Margrave of Baden-Durlach from 1677 until his death.

Born at Ueckermünde, he was the son of Margrave Friedrich VI and Countess Palatine Christine Magdalene of Cleeburg. He succeeded his father as Margrave in 1677. He got involved in the Nine Years' War and after the Treaty of Ryswick in 1697, he received the title of Margrave of Basel, although it was only a formal title and he never had any real power over the Swiss city. He again took part in the War of the Spanish Succession, as one of the leaders of the Imperial Army; some of the battles being fought in his territories.

He died at Durlach in 1709 and was succeeded in the Margraviate by his son, Charles III William, Margrave of Baden-Durlach

Marriage and issue

He married Duchess Augusta Marie of Holstein-Gottorp on 15 May 1670 in Husum. They had the following children:


Frederick VII, Margrave of Baden-Durlach House of Zähringen Preceded byFrederick VI Margrave of Baden-Durlach 1677–1709 Succeeded byCharles III William