Louis Otto, Prince of Salm

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Ludwig Otto, Fürst zu Salm[1] (Louis Otto, Prince of Salm; 24 October 1674 – 23 November 1738) was the Count of Salm-Salm from 1710, the only son of the Imperial chamberlain (Reichskämmerer) Carl Theodor Otto, fuerst von Salm (1645–1710) and Luise Maria Pfalzgräfin bei Rhein zu Simmern (1647-1679).[2][3]

Ludwig Otto married Albertine Johannette, Princess of Nassau-Hadamar (5 July 1679 – 11 June 1716) on 20 July 1700. She was a great-granddaughter of John VI, Count of Nassau-Dillenburg, brother of William the Silent.[4] The couple had three children:

Ludwig Otto died in Anholt castle in 1738.[7] With his death the male line of descendants (altfürstliche Linie Salm) came to an end, since Ludwig Otto had no son as heir.

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