Prince Maximilian of Baden was a German politician and general. Maximilian, who belonged to the German aristocracy, was the last chancellor of the German Empire. He also played an important role in the events leading up to the creation of the Weimar Republic.
Middle High German lyric poet and minnesinger Konrad von Altstetten was born into a family of vassals. His works are preserved in the Codex Manesse. An illustration of him under a rose bush, with his lover beside him, is considered the hallmark of intimate love in his works.