Anton Henry, Count of Schwarzburg-Sondershausen
|Anton Henry, Count of Schwarzburg-Sondershausen|
|Noble family||House of Schwarzburg|
|Father||John Günther I, Count of Schwarzburg-Sondershausen|
|Mother||Anna of Oldenburg-Delmenhorst|
7 October 1571|
|Died||10 August 1638
Anton Henry, Count of Schwarzburg-Sondershausen (7 October 1571 in Sondershausen – 10 August 1638, ibid.) was a German nobleman. He was the ruling Count of Schwarzburg-Sondershausen from 1594 until his death.
He was still a minor, when his father died, an so were his brothers, and they were put under the regency and guardianship of their maternal uncles John VII (1540-1603) and Anthony II (1550-1619). Later, the brothers ruled jointly. During this period, Anton Henry did most of the work, especially during the inheritance dispute with the Counts of Honstein.
Anton Henry died in 1638. He was unmarried and had no legitimate issue. However, he did have children from a non-marital relationship.
- Friedrich Apfelstedt: Das Haus Kevernburg-Schwarzburg von seinem Ursprunge bis auf unsere Zeit, Arnstadt, 1890
- Dr. Kamill von Behr: Genealogie der in Europa regierenden Fürstenhäuser, Leipzig, 1870
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