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Ernest Frederick

Margrave of Baden-Durlach

Died when: 43 years 180 days (521 months)
Star Sign: Libra


Ernest Frederick

Ernest Frederick of Baden-Durlach (born 17 October 1560 in Durlach – died 14 April 1604 in Remchingen) ruled the northern part of the Margraviate of Baden-Durlach.

He came to power when he came of age in 1584.He founded the first Gymnasium Illustrie in the margraviate.His conversion from the Lutheranism to Calvinism and his occupation of caused serious conflicts – even with the Emperor – the consequences of which damaged Lower Baden and ultimately also led to losses of territory.

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