Johanna Sibylla of Hanau-Lichtenberg

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Johanna Sibylla of Hanau-Lichtenberg
Spouse(s) William IV of Wied-Runkel and Isenburg
Noble family House of Hanau
Father Philip V, Count of Hanau-Lichtenberg
Mother Ludowika Margaretha of Zweibrücken-Bitsch
Born (1564-07-06)6 July 1564
Château de Lichtenberg
Died 24 March 1646(1646-03-24) (aged 81)
Runkel

Johanna Sibylla of Hanau-Lichtenberg (6 July 1564[1] at Château de Lichtenberg – 24 March 1636 in Runkel) was the first child of Count Philip V of Hanau-Lichtenberg from his first marriage with countess Ludowika Margaretha of Zweibrücken-Bitsch (1540-1569).

Marriage and issue[edit]

On 1 February 1582, Johanna Sibylla married Count William IV of Wied-Runkel and Isenburg (1581 – 13 September 1612), the son of Count John IV of Wied-Runkel and Isenburg (d. 15 June 1581) and Countess Catherine of Hanau (1525-1581). William succeeded his father in 1581 as Count of Upper Wied (Runkel and Dierdorf) and in the rest of Wied in 1595. Six daughters were born in this marriage:

  1. Juliana (d. 24 August 1635), married on 18 May 1634 to Count Louis IV of Löwenstein-Wertheim (1598-1657)
  2. Elizabeth (24 August 1593 – 28 June 1635), married on 13 September 1614 to Count Philip of Solms-Hohensolms-Lich
  3. Catherine Philippina Walpurgis (d. 1647), married on 29 October 1611 in Schadeck to Count Christopher of Leiningen-Westerburg (d. 1635)
  4. Maria Anna Magdalena, married in 1628 to Adolf of Wylich-Döringen
  5. Aemilia
  6. Johanetta

Ancestors[edit]

References[edit]

  • Adrian Willem Eliza Dek: De Afstammelingen van Juliana van Stolberg tot aan het jaar van de vrede van Munster, Zaltbommel, 1968.
  • Detlev Schwennicke: Europäische Stammtafeln: Stammtafeln zur Geschichte der Europäischen Staaten. NF IV, Taf. 36.
  • Reinhard Suchier: Genealogie des Hanauer Grafenhauses, in: Festschrift des Hanauer Geschichtsvereins zu seiner fünfzigjährigen Jubelfeier am 27. August 1894, Hanau, 1894
  • Ernst J. Zimmermann: Hanau Stadt und Land, 3rd ed., Hanau 1919, reprinted 1978
This article incorporates information from the equivalent article on the German Wikipedia.

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ She was baptized on 17 July 1564