Johann, Count of Leiningen-Dagsburg-Falkenburg

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John Charles August
Count of Leiningen-Dagsburg
Spouse Johanna Magdalene of Hanau-Lichtenberg
House House of Leiningen
Father Count George William of Leiningen-Dagsburg
Mother Countess Anna Elisabeth von Daun-Falkenstein
Born (1662-03-19)19 March 1662
Broich Castle, Mülheim an der Ruhr
Died 13 November 1698(1698-11-13) (aged 36)
Broich Castle, Mülheim an der Ruhr

Johann Karl August, Count of Leiningen-Dagsburg-Falkenburg (German: Johann Karl August von Leiningen-Dagsburg; 19 March 1662, Schloss Broich, Mülheim an der Ruhr – 13 November 1698, ibid.) was a German nobleman. By descent, he was Count of Leiningen and Dagsburg, by heritage, he was Lord of Broich and Bürgel.

Johann Karl August was a son of Count George William of Leiningen-Dagsburg (8 March 1636, Heidesheim am Rhein – 18 July 1672, Oberstein) and his wife, Countess Anna Elisabeth von Daun-Falkenstein (1 January 1636 – 4 June 1685, Schloss Broich), daughter of Wilhelm Wirich von Daun-Falkenstein (1613–1682) and Elisabeth von Waldeck-Wildungen (1610–1647).

Marriage and issue[edit]

On 13 December 1685 married at Babenhausen Castle with Johanna Magdalena (18 December 1660, Bischofsheim am Hohen Steg – 21 August 1715, Hanau), daughter of Johann Reinhard II of Hanau-Lichtenberg (1628–1666) and his wife, Anna Magdalena, Countess Palatine of Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld (1640–1693). They had the following children:

  • Anna Dorothea Charlotte (born 11 August 1687 at Broich Castle; died young)
  • Alexandrine Katharine (21 August 1688, Broich Castle – November 1708)
  • Sofie Magdalene (14 April 1691, Broich Castle – 18 March 1727); married firstly in September 1713 at Broich Castle with Johann Karl Ludwig of Salm-Grumbach (20 June 1686 Rheingrafenstein Castle – 21 October 1740), son of Count Friedrich Wilhelm of Salm-Grumbach (1644–1706) and his wife, Countess Luise of Leiningen (1654–1723)
  • Marie Christine Felizitas (29 December 1692, Broich Castle – 3 June 1734, Eisenach); married firstly 4 December 1711 to Prince Christopher of Baden-Durlach (9 October 1684 at Karlsburg Castle – 2 May 1723 in Karlsruhe), son of Frederick VII, Margrave of Baden-Durlach (1647–1709) and his wife, Princess Augusta Maria of Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorp (1649–1728); married secondly on 29 May 1727 Philippsruhe Castle John William III, Duke of Saxe-Eisenach (17 October 1666, Friedewald – 14 January 1729 in Eisenach), son of John George I, Duke of Saxe-Eisenach (1634–1686) and his wife, Countess Johannetta of Sayn-Wittgenstein (1626–1701)
  • William Christian Reinhard (30 November 1693, Broich Castle – 1 December 1693)
  • Christian Karl Reinhard (7 July 1695, Schloss Broich – 17 November 1766, Heidenheim); married on 27 November 1726 in Mettenheim with Katharina Polyxena of Solms-Rödelheim (30 January 1702, Rödelheim – 29 March 1765, Heidenheim, Germany), daughter Count Ludwig of Solms-Rödelheim (1664–1716) and his wife, Countess Charlotte Sibylle of Ahlefeldt-Rixinger (1672–1716)
  • Johann Wilhelm Ludwig (5 April 1697, Schloss Broich – November 1742); married in 1730 to Sofie Eleonore (1710, Dabo – 19 June 1768), daughter of Count Leopold Emich of Leiningen (1685–1719) and his wife, Countess Charlotte Amalie of Leiningen (1682–1729)

References[edit]


Johann, Count of Leiningen-Dagsburg-Falkenburg
Born: 19 March 1662 Died: 13 November 1698
Preceded by
Emich Christian
Lord of Broich and Bürgel
1688-1698
Succeeded by
Christian Karl Reinhard