John Louis I, Count of Nassau-Wiesbaden-Idstein (10 April 1567 – 10 June 1596) was the son of Count Balthasar of Nassau-Wiesbaden-Idstein and his wife Margaret of Isenburg-Bierstein. He succeeded his father in 1568 as Count of Nassau-Wiesbaden.
- 10 April 1567
- Margaret of Isenburg-Bierstein
- 10 June 1596 (aged 29)
- Balthasar, Count of Nassau-Wiesbaden-Idstein
He was only a few weeks old when his father died and he inherited Nassau-Wiesbaden and Nassau-Idstein. However, he died when he was nine years old. With his death, the Nassau-Wiesbaden-Idstein line died out. Wiesbaden and Idstein fell back to Nassau-Weilburg, thereby reuniting all the territories of the Nassau-Walram ΙΙ line in one hand.
Counts of Nassau in Wiesbaden, Idstein, and Weilburg (1255–1344) 1255–1276: Walram II 1276–1298: Adolf of Nassau, crowned King of Germany in 1292 1298–1304: Rupert VI of Nassau
John Louis I, Count of Nassau-Wiesbaden-Idstein (10 April 1567 – 10 June 1596) was the son of Count Balthasar of Nassau-Wiesbaden-Idstein and his wife Margaret of Isenburg-Bierstein. He succeeded his father in 1568 as Count of Nassau-Wiesbaden. This page uses content from the English Wikipedia.
In 1566, Balthasar succeeded his elder brother Philip II as Count of Nassau-Wiesbaden and Nassau-Idstein. However, he died only two years later. He was succeeded by his son John Louis I. In 1564, Balthasar married Margaret (1543-1612), the daughter of Reinhard of Isenburg-Birstein.
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Count Dudo-Henry of Laurenburg (ca. 1060 – ca. 1123) is considered the founder of the House of Nassau. He is first mentioned in the purported founding-charter of Maria Laach Abbey in 1093 (although many historians consider the document to be fabricated). The Castle Laurenburg, located a few miles upriver from Nassau on the Lahn, was the seat of his lordship. His family probably descended from the Lords of Lipporn. In 1159, Nassau Castlebecame the ruling seat, and the house is now named after this castle. The Counts of Laurenburg and Nassau expanded their authority under the brothers Robert (Ruprecht) I (1123–1154) and Arnold I of Laurenburg (1123–1148). Robert was the first person to call himself Count of Nassau, but the title was not confirmed until 1159, five years after Robert's death. Robert's son Walram I(1154–1198) was the first person to be legally titled Count of Nassau. The chronology of the Counts of Laurenburg is not certain and the link between Robert I and Walram I is e...
Counts of Nassau in Wiesbaden, Idstein, and Weilburg (1255–1344)
1. 1255–1276: Walram II 2. 1276–1298: Adolf of Nassau, crowned King of Germanyin 1292 3. 1298–1304: Robert VI of Nassau 4. 1298–1324: Walram III, Count of Nassau in Wiesbaden, Idstein, and Weilnau 5. 1298–1344: Gerlach I, Count of Nassau in Wiesbaden, Idstein, Weilburg, and Weilnau After Gerlach's death, the possessions of the Walram line were divided into Nassau-Weilburg and Nassau-Wiesbaden-Idstein.
Count Walram II began the Countship of Nassau-Weilburg, which existed to 1816. The sovereigns of this house afterwards governed the Duchy of Nassau until 1866 and from 1890 the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. The branch of Nassau-Weilburg ultimately became rulers of Luxembourg. The Walram line received the lordship of Merenberg in 1328 and Saarbrücken(by marriage) in 1353.
Counts of Nassau-Wiesbaden-Idstein (1344–1728)
1. 1344–1370: Adolph I 2. 1370–after 1386: Gerlach II, Count of Nassau-Wiesbaden 3. 1370–1393: Walram IV, Count of Nassau-Idstein; inherited Wiesbaden when Gerlach II died 4. 1393–1426: Adolph II 5. 1426–1480: John II 6. 1480–1509: Philip, Count of Nassau-Idstein 7. 1480–1511: Adolf III, Count of Nassau-Wiesbaden; inherited Idstein in 1509 8. 1511–1558: Philip I 9. 1558–1566: Philip II 10. 1566–1568: Balthasar 11. 1568–1596: John Louis I 12. 1596–1599: John Philip, jointly with his brother Jo...1255–1290: Otto I, Count of Nassau in Siegen, Dillenburg, Beilstein, and Ginsberg1290–1303: Joint rule by Henry, John and Emicho I, sons of Otto IMarek, Miroslav. "Nassau Genealogies". Genealogy.EU. http://genealogy.euweb.cz/nassau/index.html.
A. Adolf III of Nassau-Wiesbaden-Idstein; Adolf of Nassau (1540–1568) Adolf of Nassau (1362-1420) Adolph I, Count of Nassau-Wiesbaden-Idstein; Adolph II of Nassau
Louis II of Nassau-Weilburg (9 August 1565, Weilburg – 8 November 1627, Saarbrücken) was a count of Nassau-Weilburg. He issued a series of regulations, and provided a better education for his population (e.g. through the establishment of the Louis Gymnasium Saarland in Saarbrücken and the promotion of elementary schools.
Ο Ιωάννης Λουδοβίκος Α΄, γερμ.Johann Ludwig I. (10 Απριλίου 1567 - 10 Ιουνίου 1596) από τον Οίκο του Νάσσαου ήταν κόμης του Νάσσαου-Βίζμπαντεν-Ίντσταϊν.
Philip III, Count of Nassau-Weilburg (20 September 1504 at Neuweilnau Castle in Weilrod – 4 October 1559 in Weilburg) was a Count of the Nassau-Weilburg. Among his major achievements were the introduction of the Reformation , the foundation of the Gymnasium Philippinum in Weilburg and the start of the construction of Schloss Weilburg .