Philip I, Count of Nassau-Wiesbaden-Idstein

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Philip I, Count of Nassau-Wiesbaden-Idstein
Spouse(s) Adriana of Glymes of Bergen
Noble family House of Nassau
Father Adolf III of Nassau-Wiesbaden-Idstein
Mother Margaret of Hanau-Lichtenberg
Born 1490
Cologne
Died 16 June 1558(1558-06-16)

Philip I, Count of Nassau-Wiesbaden-Idstein (1490 in Cologne – 16 June 1558) was the only son of Count Adolph III and his wife Margaret of Hanau-Lichtenberg. After his father died in 1511, he ruled Nassau-Wiesbaden and Nassau-Idstein.

In 1514, he married Adriana of Glymes, the daughter of John III of Bergen op Zoom. They had five children:

  • Catherine (1515-1540), married in 1538 to John II of Hohenfels
  • Philip II (1516-1566)
  • Margaret (1517-1596)
  • Adolph (1518-1556), married in 1543 to Françoise, the daughter of Charles I, Count of Ligny
  • Balthasar (1520-1568)
Philip I, Count of Nassau-Wiesbaden-Idstein
Born: 1490 Died: 16 June 1558
Preceded by
Adolph III
Count of Nassau-Wiesbaden-Idstein
1511-1558
Succeeded by
Philip II