Otto I. (Baden-Hachberg)

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Painting in the chapel of Sempach - shows the Baden banner Otto I in the foreground.

Otto I. von Hachberg († July 9, 1386 near Sempach ) was Margrave of Baden-Hachberg from 1369 to 1386 .


Otto von Hachberg came from the Counts of Hachberg , a branch of the House of Baden . From 1369 to 1386 he was the ruling margrave of Baden zu Hachberg. On July 11, 1356, his father pledged the castle and the Hachberg estate to Johann Malterer . At the same time he engaged Otto to his daughter, Elisabeth. So Otto came back into possession of Hachberg Castle and Lordship.

Otto fell on July 9, 1386 on the side of the Habsburgs in the battle of Sempach . He is one of the most important people next to Duke Leopold III. von Habsburg and Johannes von Ochsenstein were buried in the Königsfelden monastery. After his death in 1389 the rule of Hachberg was divided between his two brothers Johann and Hesso .


  • Carl Frantz Haberer: Eydgnössisch-Schweizerischer Regiment Ehren-Spiegel. 1706, Part One, p. 96
  • Theodor von Liebenau: The battle near Sempach. Published by CF Prell, 1886
  • Theodor von Liebenau: The history of the Königsfelden monastery. Lucerne, 1868
  • Johann Christian Sachs : Introduction to the history of Marggravschaft and the Marggravial old princely house of Baden, first part . Frankfurt and Leipzig 1764 ( Otto I. in the Google book search).
  • Thomas Alfried Leger: Hochberg, Hachberg. In: AG Hoffmann: General Encyclopedia of Sciences and Arts , Second Section, Part Nine, Leipzig 1832, pp. 115–116 Google Digitized

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Individual evidence

  1. ^ History of the Königsfelden Monastery, p. 81
predecessor Office successor
Henry IV. Margrave of Baden-Hachberg
Johann and Hesso