Frederick Louis, Count of Nassau-Ottweiler

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Frederick Louis of Nassau-Ottweiler
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Born(1651-11-13)13 November 1651
Died25 May 1728(1728-05-25) (aged 76)
Noble familyHouse of Nassau
Spouse(s)Christiane of Ahlefeldt
Louise Sophie of Hanau-Lichtenberg
FatherJohn Louis, Count of Nassau-Ottweiler
MotherCountess Palatine Dorothea Catherine of Birkenfeld-Bischweiler

Frederick Louis of Nassau-Ottweiler (13 November 1651 in Ottweiler – 25 May 1728 in Saarbrücken) was a member of the House of Nassau.


He was the son of John Louis, Count of Nassau-Ottweiler and Countess Palatine Dorothea Catherine of Birkenfeld-Bischweiler. He was count of Nassau-Ottweiler from 1680 until his death. From 1721, he was also Count of Nassau-Idstein; from 1723 also Count of Nassau-Saarbrücken. Because he had no male heir, his territories fell to his cousin Charles of Nassau-Usingen after his death in 1728.


Frederick Louis married on 28 July 1680 with Christiane (1659–95), the daughter of Frederick of Ahlefeldt and Margaret Dorothea of Rantzau. They had eight daughters:

After Christiane's death, Frederick Louis married on 27 September 1697 Countess Louise Sophie of Hanau-Lichtenberg (11 April 1662 in Bischofsheim am Hohen Steg – 9 April 1751 in Ottweiler), the daughter of Johann Reinhard II of Hanau-Lichtenberg and Countess Palatine Anna Magdalena of Birkenfeld-Bischweiler. This marriage remained childless.


Frederick Louis, Count of Nassau-Ottweiler
Born: 13 November 1651 Died: 25 May 1728
Preceded by
John Louis
Count of Nassau-Ottweiler
Succeeded by
Preceded by
George August
Count of Nassau-Idstein
Preceded by
Charles Louis
Count of Nassau-Saarbrücken