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Equestrian seal of the Margrave Hermann IX.

Hermann IX. von Baden († April 13, 1353 ) was the ruling margrave of Baden zu Eberstein .


He was the son of Margrave Friedrich II of Baden and his first wife Agnes von Weinsberg († May 3, 1320). When his father died in 1333, he succeeded him as Margrave of Baden zu Eberstein, d. H. the part of the margravate that his father had received as part of the division of the country.

In 1334 he handed over the Iburg to his uncle, Margrave Rudolf IV of Baden († 1348), who had received the Pforzheim part of the margraviate when the country was divided. In 1350, Hermann was enfeoffed again with the Iburg by King Charles IV . Also in 1350 he bought the village of Mörsch back from the Herrenalb monastery after Rudolf had sold it to the monastery on July 20, 1306 on condition that the right of repurchase was granted.

Coat of arms of the Margraves of Baden (c. 1335-1345)

He married Matilde von Vaihingen before June 3, 1341 († April 13, 1381?). With her he had a son, Friedrich IV. , Who died before him, so that when Hermann died in 1353 his cousin, Rudolf VI. who succeeded.

Hermann was buried in the Lichtenthal monastery.

See also


  • Johann Christian Sachs : Introduction to the history of the Marggravschaft and the Marggravial old princely house of Baden . Second part. Lotter, Carlsruhe 1767, p. 112–125 ( limited preview in Google Book search).

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