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Johann VI. von Nassau-Dillenburg, Count of Nassau-Dillenburg, Stadtholder of Gelderland, was born 22 November 1535 in Wiesbaden to Wilhelm von Nassau-Dillenburg (1487-1559) and Juliana zu Stolberg (1506-1580) and died 8 October 1606 Dillenburg of unspecified causes. He married Elisabeth von Leuchtenberg (1537-1579) 1 June 1559 JL in Dillenburg. He married Kunigunde Jakobäa von Pfalz (1556-1586) 1 September 1580 JL in Dillenburg. He married Johannetta von Sayn-Wittgenstein (1561-1622) 1 June 1586 in Bad Berleburg. Charlemagne (747-814)/s, Henry II of England (1133-1189)/s, Hugh Capet (c940-996)/s.

Johann was the principal author of the Union of Utrecht. His properties were divided among his five surviving sons, but as Wilhelm Ludwig died childless, Nassau-Dillenburg and Nassau-Beilstein were re-united under Georg.



Children



Offspring of Johann von Nassau-Dillenburg and Elisabeth von Leuchtenberg (1537-1579)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Wilhelm Ludwig von Nassau-Dillenburg (1560-1620) 13 May 1560 Dillenburg 13 July 1620 Leeuwarden Anna van Nassau (1563-1588)
Johann VII. von Nassau-Siegen (1561-1623) 7 June 1561 Dillenburg 27 September 1623 Siegen Magdalena von Waldeck (1558-1599) Magdalena von Waldeck (1558-1599) Margarethe von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Plön (1583-1658)
Georg von Nassau-Dillenburg (1562-1623) 1 September 1562 Dillenburg 9 August 1623 Dillenburg Anna Amalie von Nassau-Weilburg (1565-1605) Anna Amalie von Nassau-Weilburg (1565-1605) Amalie zu Sayn-Wittgenstein (1585-1633)
Elisabeth von Nassau (1564-1611) 24 January 1564 Dillenburg 5 May 1611 Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, Germany Philipp IV. von Nassau-Saarbrücken (1542-1602) Philipp IV. von Nassau-Saarbrücken (1542-1602) Wolfgang Ernst I. von Isenburg-Büdingen (1560-1633)
Juliana von Nassau (1565-1606)
Filips von Nassau-Dillenburg (1566-1595)
Marie von Nassau-Dillenburg (1568-1625) 12 November 1568 Dillenburg 30 April 1625 Detmold Johann Ludwig I. von Nassau-Wiesbaden-Idstein (c1567-1596)
Anna Sibylla von Nassau (1569-1576)
Mathilde von Nassau (1570-1625) 27 December 1570 Dillenburg 10 May 1625 Wilhelm V. von Mansfeld-Arnstein (1555-1615)
Albert von Nassau-Dillenburg (1572-1572)
Ernst Casimir van Nassau-Dietz (1573-1632) 22 December 1573 Dillenburg, Hesse, Germany 2 June 1632 Roermond, Limburg, Netherlands Sophie Hedwig von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1592-1642)
Lodewijk Gunther (1575-1604)
NN van Nassau-Dietz (1579-1579)



Offspring of Johann von Nassau-Dillenburg and Kunigunde Jakobäa von Pfalz (1556-1586)
Name Birth Death Joined with
NN von Nassau-Dillenburg (1581-1581)
Maria Amalia von Nassau-Dillenburg (1582-1635) 27 July 1582 Dillenburg, Germany 31 October 1635 Greifenstein, Germany Wilhelm I. zu Solms-Braunfels (1570-1635)
Cunigonda von Nassau (1583-1584)
NN von Nassau-Dillenburg (1585-1585)



Offspring of Johann von Nassau-Dillenburg and Johannetta von Sayn-Wittgenstein (1561-1622)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Georg Ludwig von Nassau-Dillenburg (1588-1588)
Johann Ludwig von Nassau-Hadamar (1590-1653) 6 August 1590 Dillenburg, Hesse, Germany 10 March 1653 Hadamar, Hesse, Germany Ursula zur Lippe (1598-1638)
Johanetta Elisabeth von Nassau (1593-1654)
Anna von Nassau (1594-1654)
Magdalena von Nassau-Dillenburg (1595-1633) 13 November 1595 Dillenburg, Germany 31 July 1633 Michelstadt, Germany Georg Albrecht I. von Erbach-Erbach (1597-1647)
Anna Amalia von Nassau-Dillenburg (1599-1667) 19 July 1599 4 May 1667 Birstein, Hesse, Germany Wilhelm Otto von Isenburg-Birstein (1597-1667)
Juliana von Nassau (1602-1602)










  




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