John Louis, Count of Nassau-Saarbrücken

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John Louis, Count of Nassau-Saarbrücken
Spouse(s) Elisabeth of Palatinate-Zweibrücken
Catherine of Moers
Noble family House of Nassau
Father Johann II of Nassau-Saarbrücken
Mother Elisabeth of Württemberg-Urach
Born (1472-10-19)19 October 1472
Saarbrücken
Died 4 June 1545(1545-06-04) (aged 72)
Saarbrücken

Count John Louis of Nassau-Saarbrücken (19 October 1472, in Saarbrücken – 4 June 1545, in ibid.) was the posthumous son of Count John II and his second wife, Elisabeth of Württemberg-Urach.

In 1492, he married Elisabeth (1469–1500), the daughter of Count Palatine Louis I of Zweibrücken. They had the following children:

  • Ottilie (1492–1554), married John V of Sayn in 1516
  • Anna (1493–1565)
  • Elisabeth (1495–1559)
  • Johanna (1496–1566)
  • Margaret (b. 1497)
  • Felicitas (b. 1499)

After Elisabeth's death, John remarried in 1506 to Catherine of Moers (1491–1547). They had the following children:

  • Philip II (1509–1554)
  • John III, married Adelaide of Kronengracht,
  • Margaret (1513–1562)
  • Elisabeth (1515–1568)
  • Catherine (1517–1553), married in 1537 to Count Emich IX of Leiningen-Dagsburg
  • Agnes (b. 1519)
  • John Louis (1524–1542)
  • Adolph (1526–1559), married in 1553 to Anastasia of Isenburg-Grenzau

Ancestors[edit]

John Louis, Count of Nassau-Saarbrücken
Born: 19 October 1472 Died: 4 june 1545
Preceded by
John II
Count of Nassau-Saarbrücken
1472-1545
Succeeded by
Philip II