Philip, Count of Nassau-Idstein

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Philip, Count of Nassau-Idstein
Spouse(s) Margaret of Zweibrücken-Veldenz
Noble family House of Nassau
Father John II, Count of Nassau-Wiesbaden-Idstein
Mother Maria of Nassau-Dillenburg
Born 1450
Died 16 June 1509(1509-06-16)

Count Philip of Nassau-Idstein (1450 – 16 June 1509) was the youngest son of Count John II of Nassau-Wiesbaden-Idstein and his wife, Maria of Nassau-Dillenburg. In 1470, he married Margaret (1456-1527), the daughter of Count Palatine Louis I "the Black" of Zweibrücken-Veldenz.

After John II died in 1480, Philip ruled Nassau-Idstein, while his elder brother Adolf III ruled Nassau-Wiesbaden.

In 1509, Philip died childless. His brother Adolf III inherited Nassau-Idstein, thereby reuniting Nassau-Wiesbaden-Idstein.


This article incorporates information from the equivalent article on the Dutch Wikipedia.
Philip, Count of Nassau-Idstein
Born: 1450 Died: 16 June 1509
Preceded by
John II
as Count of Nassau-Wiesbaden-Idstein
Count of Nassau-Idstein
1480-1509
Succeeded by
Adolf III
as Count of Nassau-Wiesbaden-Idstein