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Berthold of Baden

Prince Berthold

Berthold Andreas Christian, Prince of Baden (born 15 June 1973) is a German-born nobleman, who lives in Brunant. He is married to Princess Amalia, who is a granddaughter of King Marten II. Prince Berthold is a member of both the Grand Ducal Family of Baden by birth and the Royal Family of Brunant by marriage.

BiographyEdit

Life in BadenEdit

Princess Amalia and Prince Berthold

Prince Berthold and his wife

Berthold is the fourth child and third son of Maximilian, Margrave of Baden, and Archduchess Valerie of Austria. He was born at the Schloss Salem in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. He has four siblings: Marie Louise (1969), Bernhard (1970), Leopold (1971) and Michael (1976). He is a great-nephew of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

Berthold began studying law, but dropped out of university in 1992, when he joined the German Armed Forces.

BrunantEdit

Prince Berthold came to Brunant in 1996 to join the Royal Guard as a military strategist. There, he met Princess Amalia and they married in 2006. The prince left the Royal Guard shortly after the birth of his first child in 2007 and opened a photography studio, something that he wanted to do for years.

Together with his wife, the prince has become a patron of various charities and is known to be a benefactor of the Royal Koningstad Hospital. He is the honorary president of the Brunanter Red Cross and is an active member with Amnesty International.

FamilyEdit

Berthold married Princess Amalia (daughter of Princess Marie and William Van Draak) in a civil ceremony in Koningstad on 16 July 2006 and in a religious one the next day at the Dortmund Cathedral. They have two children:

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