Johannetta of Sayn-Wittgenstein

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Johannetta of Sayn-Wittgenstein
Spouse(s) John VI, Count of Nassau-Dillenburg
Noble family House of Sayn
Father Louis I, Count of Sayn-Wittgenstein
Mother Anna of Solms-Braunfels
Born (1561-02-15)15 February 1561
Died 13 April 1622(1622-04-13) (aged 61)

Johanetta of Sayn-Wittgenstein (15 February 1561 – 13 April 1622) was a daughter of Count Louis I of Sayn-Wittgenstein and his first wife, Anna of Solms-Braunfels, who was a sister of Amalia of Solms-Braunfels.

Marriage and issue[edit]

Johanetta was the third wife of Count John VI of Nassau-Dillenburg, a son of William the Rich and Juliana of Stolberg. John and Johanetta married on 14 June 1586 and had the following children:

  1. George Louis (12 April 1588 – 16 April 1588).
  2. Prince John Louis of Nassau-Hadamar (6 August 1590 – 10 March 1653).
  3. Johannette Elisabeth (13 February 1593 – 13 September 1654), married on 16 December 1616 to Count Conrad Gumprecht of Bentheim-Limburg.
  4. Anna (24 November 1594 – 11 February 1660), married on 19 June 1619 to Count Philip Ernest of Isenburg-Birstein.
  5. Magdalene (13 November 1595 – 31 July 1633), married on 29 May 1624 to Count George Albert I of Erbach.
  6. Anna Amalie (19 July 1599 – 4 May 1667), married on 25 November 1648 to Count William Otto of Isenburg-Birstein.
  7. Juliane (9 June 1602 – 26 August 1602).