Henry Wolrad, Count of Waldeck
|Henry Wolrad, Count of Waldeck|
|Spouse(s)||Elisabeth Juliane of Waldeck-Wildungen|
|Noble family||House of Waldeck|
|Father||Philip Dietrich, Count of Waldeck|
|Mother||Maria Magdalena of Nassau-Siegen|
28 March 1642|
|Died||15 July 1664
He was the son of Count Philip Dietrich of Waldeck-Eisenberg and his wife Maria Magdalena of Nassau-Siegen. He married in 1660 Elisabeth Juliane, a daughter of Count Philip VII of Waldeck-Wildungen. The marriage remained childless.
He inherited Waldeck-Eisenberg when his father died in 1645, at the age of three. His uncle George Frederick took up the regency. Henry Wolrad resided at Eisenberg Castle. During his reign, the castle was once again renovated. His coat of arms and those of his wife and the number 1642 are evidence of this renovation. He tired to revive the gold mine in Eisenberg mountain by licensing a mining company, however, this was not a success.
- Louis Friedrich Christian Curtze: Geschichte und Beschreibung des Fürstenthums Waldeck, Arolsen, 1850, p. 66, 74
- Kamill von Behr: Genealogie der in Europa regierenden Fürstenhäuser nebst der Reihenfolge sämtlicher Päpste, Leipzig, 1854, p. 135
|This article about a member of the German nobility is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|