Solms-Rödelheim-Assenheim

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County of Solms-Rödelheim-Assenheim
Grafschaft Solms-Rödelheim-Assenheim
State of the Holy Roman Empire
Solms
 
Solms
1635–1699
1722–1728
1778–1806

 


Coat of arms

Capital Rödelheim
Government Principality
Historical era Middle Ages
 -  Union of S-Rödelheim
    and S-Assenheim
1635
 -  Repartitioned in twain 1699
 -  Reunited 1722
 -  Repartitioned 1728
 -  Reunited 1778
 -  Mediatised to Hesse-
    -Kassel
and -Darmstadt
1806
Assenheim Castle

Solms-Rödelheim-Assenheim was a County of southern Hesse and eastern Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. The House of Solms had its origins at Solms, Hesse.

Solms-Rödelheim-Assenheim was thrice created by a union of the Counts of Solms-Assenheim and Solms-Rödelheim, and on the first two occasions repartitioned into those statelets. Solms-Rödelheim-Assenheim was mediatised to Hesse-Kassel (or Hesse-Cassel) and Hesse-Darmstadt in 1806.

Counts of Solms-Rödelheim-Assenheim[edit]

First creation: 1635–99[edit]

  • John Augustus of Solms-Assenheim (1635–80)
  • John Charles Eberhard (1680–99)

Second creation: 1722–28[edit]

  • Louis Henry of Solms-Assenheim (1722–28)

Third creation: 1778–1806[edit]

  • Charles Ernest John of Solms-Assenheim (1778–90)
  • Volrath Francis Charles Louis (1790–1806)

After Mediatizion[edit]

[1]

  • Carl (18..-1844)
  • Maximilian (1844-1892)
  • Franz (1892-1923)
  • Maximilian (1923-1968)
  • Markwart (1968-1976)
  • Nikolaus (1976-1981)
  • Philippe (born 1964)
    • No male heir

References[edit]

  1. ^ Online Gotha - Solms