Agatha Christine of Hanau-Lichtenberg

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Agatha Christine of Hanau-Lichtenberg
Spouse(s) Leopold Louis, Count Palatine of Veldenz
Noble family House of Hanau
Father Philip Wolfgang, Count of Hanau-Lichtenberg
Mother Johanna of Oettingen
Born (1632-09-23)23 September 1632
Buchsweiler, now Bouxwiller
Died 5 December 1681(1681-12-05) (aged 49)
Straßburg, now Strasbourg
Buried Lützelstein, now La Petite-Pierre

Countess Agatha Christine of Hanau-Lichtenberg (23 September 1632 in Buchsweiler (now Bouxwiller in France) – 5 December 1681 in Straßburg (now Strasbourg, in France); buried in Lützelstein (now La Petite-Pierre, France)) was a daughter of Count Philip Wolfgang (1595-1641) and his wife, Countess Johanna of Oettingen (1602-1639).

Agatha Christine died on 5 December 1681 and, like many of her children and later her husband, she was buried in the parish church of Lützelstein.

Marriage and issue[edit]

She married on 4 July 1648 in Bischweiler to Count Palatine Leopold Louis of Veldenz (1 February 1623 – 29 September [O.S. 19 September] 1694 in Strasbourg; also buried in Lützelstein) and had the following children:

  1. unnamed daughter (1649-1649 in Lauterecken)
  2. Anne Sophie (20 May 1650 in Lauterecken – 12 June 1706 in Morchingen (now Morhange, France), also buried in Lützelstein)
  3. Gustav Philip (17 July 1651 in Lauterecken – 24 August 1679, allegedely murdered in Lauterecken; buried in the Lutheran church in Lauterecken)
  4. Elisabeth Johanna (22 February 1653 in Lauterecken – 5 February 1718 in Morchingen; buried in Diemeringen), married on 27 July 1669 to Wild- and Rhinegrave John XI of Salm-Kyrburg (d. 16 September 1688 in Flonheim; buried in the town church in Kirn)
  5. Christine (29 March 1654 in Lauterecken – 18 February 1655 in Lützelstein)
  6. Christine Louise (11 November 1655 in Lützelstein – 14 April 1656, ibid.)
  7. Christian Louis (5 October 1656 in Lützelstein – 15 April 1658, ibid.)
  8. Dorothea (16 January 1658 in Lützelstein – 17 August 1723 in Strasbourg; buried in the parish church of Lützelstein), married on 10 July 1707 in Zweibrücken to Count Palatine Gustav of Kleeburg and Zweibrücken (1670-1731), divorced on 23 April 1723
  9. Leopold Louis (14 March 1659 in Lützelstein – 17 March 1660 in Lützelstein; buried in Lützelstein)
  10. Charles George (27 May 1660 in Lützelstein – 3 July 1686 outside Budapest)
  11. Agatha Eleanore (29 June 1662 in Lützelstein – 1 January 1664, ibid.)
  12. Augustus Leopold (22 December 1663 in Lützelstein – 9 September 1689 outside Mainz), was a colonel in the Bavarian army and was buried in the St. John's church in Hanau

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