Henry Casimir II, Prince of Nassau-Dietz

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Henry Casimir II
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Henry Casimir II
Spouse(s) Henriëtte Amalia
Noble family House of Nassau
Father William Frederick
Mother Albertine Agnes
Born (1657-01-18)18 January 1657
The Hague
Died 25 March 1696(1696-03-25) (aged 39)
Leeuwarden

Henry Casimir II of Nassau-Dietz (The Hague, 18 January 1657 – Leeuwarden, 25 March 1696) was Stadtholder of Friesland and Groningen from 1664 till 1696. He was the eldest son of Willem Frederik of Nassau-Dietz and Albertine Agnes of Nassau and succeeded, under guardianship of his mother, his father as Stadtholder of Friesland and Groningen. In 1675 the State of Friesland voted to make the Stadtholdership hereditary in the house of Nassau-Dietz. Hendrik Casimir II was therefore the first Friesian Stadtholder. He married in 1683 with his cousin Henriëtte Amalia of Anhalt-Dessau, daughter of John George II, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau. Hendrik Casimir was succeeded as Stadtholder by his son Johan Willem Friso of Orange-Nassau.

Issue[edit]

From his marriage, Henry Casimir II had the following children:

Ancestors[edit]

Henry Casimir II, Prince of Nassau-Dietz
Born: 18 January 1657 Died: 25 March 1696
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Willem Frederik
Prince of Nassau-Dietz
1664–1696
Succeeded by
Johan Willem Friso
Political offices
Preceded by
Willem Frederik
Stadholder of Friesland and Groningen
1664–1696
Succeeded by
Johan Willem Friso