Charles II, Count of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen

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Karl II, Count of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen (German: Karl II, Graf von Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen) (1547 – 8 April 1606) became Count of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen in 1576 and remained so until his death.

Karl II was one of three sons of Karl I of Hohenzollern, Count of Hohenzollern, and Anna of Baden-Durlach (1512–1579). Karl II was married to Euphrosyne of Oettingen-Wallerstein and later to Elisabeth of Cuylenburg.

The Hohenzollern lands were divided, in 1576, into three sections: those of Hohenzollern-Hechingen, Hohenzollern-Haigerloch, and Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen. Karl II was the first Count of the House of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen.


From his first marriage with Euphrosyne of Oettingen-Wallerstein:

  • Ferdinand (1571)
  • Anna Marie
  • Marie Magdalene
  • Barbara Marie
  • Jakobe
  • Johann (1578–1638), the first Fürst (elevated in 1623) of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen
  • Karl
  • Euphrosyne
  • Eitel Friedrich
  • Maria Maximiliane
  • Ernst Georg
  • Marie Eleonore
  • Marie Sabine
  • Jakob Friedrich
  • Marie

From his second marriage with Elisabeth of Cuylenburg:

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This article incorporates information from the German Wikipedia.