Jobst Herman, Count of Lippe

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Jobst Herman, Count of Lippe
Spouse(s) Juliane Elisabeth of Sayn-Wittgenstein
Noble family House of Lippe
Father Simon VII, Count of Lippe
Mother Maria Magdalena of Waldeck-Wildungen
Born (1625-02-09)9 February 1625
Detmold
Died 6 July 1678(1678-07-06) (aged 53)
Biesterfeld

Jobst Herman of Lippe-Biesterfeld (9 February 1625 in Detmold – 6 July 1678 in Biesterfeld) was a titular Count of Lippe, Sternberg and Schwalenberg.

He was the son of Count Simon VII from 1587 to 1627) from his marriage to Countess Maria Magdalena of Waldeck-Wildungen (1606-1671) and is considered the founder of the Lippe-Biesterfeld line, as a result of his creation of the Biesterfeld manor, between 1654 and 1665.

Marriage and issue[edit]

Jobst Hermann married on 10 October 1654 to Countess Juliane Elisabeth of Sayn-Wittgenstein (4 October 1634 – 23 June 1689). Their children were styled Count (or Countess) of Lippe-Biesterfeld:

  • Simon John (7 July 1655 – 8 May 1656)
  • Juliane Elisabeth (15 June 1656 – 29 April 1709)
  • John Augustus (15 October 1657 – 9 September 1709)
  • Charlotte Sophie (16 September 1658 – 25 April 1672)
  • Simon Christian (8 October 1659 – 9 November 1660)
  • Theodore Adolph (22 October 1660 – 9 March 1709)
  • Christine Mary (12 February 1662 – 14 June 1710)
  • Stillborn son (10 June 1663)
  • Christiane Ernestine (12 July 1664 – 28 December 1686)
  • Anna Auguste (14 September 1665 – 25 August 1730)
  • John Frederick (6 November 1666 – 21 February 1712)
  • Magdalene Emilie (30 November 1667 – 25 June 1677)
  • Concordia Dorothea (18 December 1668 – 25 June 1677)
  • John George Louis (12 January 1670 – 22 January 1693)
  • Rudolph Ferdinand (17 March 1671 – 12 June 1736)
  • William Christian (November 1672 – 6 May 1674)
  • Simon Christian (4 March 1674 – 23 June 1677)
  • Elisabeth Charlotte (21 March 1675 – 22 August 1676)
  • Juliane Sophie (6 December 1676 – 2 June 1705)
  • Justine Hermione (20 May 1679 – 15 June 1704)


This article incorporates information from the equivalent article on the German Wikipedia.