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Maximilian, Prince of Baden
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Maximilian, Prince of Baden

( July 10, 1867, Baden-Baden – November 6, 1925, Salem; real name: Maximilian Alexander Friedrich Wilhelm; also known as Max von Baden), German Reich Chancellor. The son of Prince Wilhelm of Baden, and last German Reich Chancellor before the collapse of the Wilhelmine Reich, Max von Baden became heir apparent to his childless cousin, Grand Duke Friedrich II of Baden, in 1907. After attending humanistisches Gymnasium (high school emphasizing classical studies) and studying law, the prince took up an officer’s career, which he dropped ag…

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Schwabe, Klaus, “Maximilian, Prince of Baden”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 27 October 2021 <>
First published online: 2015

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