Berthold died on 27 October 1963, aged 57, in Spaichingen. He was in a car driving with his son when he suddenly died from an acute health issue, probably a heart attack. He was succeeded as titular margrave and head of house by his son Max .
Theodora and Berthold had three children: Philip’s nephews, Maximilian, Margrave of Baden and Prince Ludwig of Baden, were both photographed with the Duke as recently as 2017, when they visited him for his 70th wedding anniversary celebrations with the Queen, while his niece, Princess Margarita of Baden, lived here during World War II, when ...
Bernhard Max Friedrich August Gustav Louis Kraft Prinz und Markgraf von Baden, Herzog von Zähringen (born 27 May 1970), sometimes styled Hereditary Prince of Baden or Margrave of Baden, is the head of the House of Baden since 29 December 2022 following the death of his father, Maximilian.
Berthold, Margrave of Baden , was the head of the House of Baden, which had reigned over the Grand Duchy of Baden until 1918, from 1929 until his death. He was invalided out of the Nazi Party's Wehrmacht in 1940 after being injured in France.
Berthold, Margrave of Baden died suddenly on October 27, 1963 in Spaichingen, Germany, from an apparent heart attack. He is buried in the Mimmenhausen Cemetery in Salem, along with his wife, his parents, and his daughter.
Berthold von Baden. Birth. 24 Feb 1906. Karlsruhe, Stadtkreis Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Death. 27 Oct 1963 (aged 57) Spaichingen, Landkreis Tuttlingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Burial. Friedhof Mimmenhausen.
Berthold, Maximilian’s father, had joined Hitler’s Wehrmacht, while Princess Sophie, the youngest of Prince Philip’s sisters, was married to Christoph Ernst August of Hesse, who had been an active member of the Nazi party. Peter Bischoff/Getty Images