Frederick Casimir, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken-Landsberg

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Frederick Casimir
Count Palatine of Zweibrücken-Landsberg
Born (1585-06-10)10 June 1585
Zweibrücken
Died 30 September 1645(1645-09-30) (aged 60)
Montfort-en-Auxois
Buried Alexanderkirche, Zweibrücken
Noble family House of Wittelsbach
Spouse(s) Emilia Antwerpiana of Nassau
Father John I, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken
Mother Magdalene of Jülich-Cleves-Berg

Frederick Casimir (German: Friedrich Kasimir) (10 June 1585 – 30 September 1645) was the Duke of Landsberg from 1604 until 1645.

Life[edit]

Frederick was born in Zweibrücken in 1585 as the second son of John I, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken and Magdalene of Jülich-Cleves-Berg. After his father's death in 1604, Frederick Casimir and his brothers partitioned his territories; Frederick Casimir received the territory around Landsberg in Alsace. He died in Montfort-en-Auxois in 1645 and was buried in the Alexanderkirche in Zweibrücken.

Marriage[edit]

Frederick Casimir married Countess Emilia Antwerpiana of Nassau (9 December 1581 – 28 September 1657), daughter of Prince William I, on 4 July 1616 and had the following children:

  1. Frederick of Palatinate-Zweibrücken (14 August 1617 – 15 August 1617)
  2. Frederick Louis, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken (27 October 1619 – 11 April 1681)
  3. Charles Henry of Palatinate-Zweibrücken (25 July 1622 – 11 June 1623)

Ancestors[edit]

Frederick Casimir, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken-Landsberg
Born: 10 June 1585 Died: 30 September 1645
Preceded by
John II
Duke of Landsberg
1604–1645
Succeeded by
Frederick Louis