Charles II Otto, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld

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Charles II Otto, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld
Born (1625-09-05)5 September 1625
Birkenfeld
Died 30 March 1671(1671-03-30) (aged 45)
Birkenfeld
Buried Meisenheim
Noble family House of Wittelsbach
Spouse(s) Margaret Hedwig of Hohenlohe-Neuenstein
Father George William, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld
Mother Dorothea of Solms-Sonnenwalde

Charles II Otto (German: Karl II. Otto) (5 September 1625 – 30 March 1671) was the Duke of Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld from 1669 until 1671.

Life[edit]

Charles Otto was born in Birkenfeld in 1625 as the only son of George William, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld. He succeeded his father in 1669. Charles Otto died in Birkenfeld in 1671 and was buried in Meisenheim.

Marriage[edit]

Charles Otto married Margaret Hedwig of Hohenlohe-Neuenstein (1 January 1625 – 24 December 1676), daughter of Count Kraft VII, on 30 November 1616 and had the following children:

  1. Charles William (22 August 1659 – 18 April 1660)
  2. Charlotte Sophie (14 April 1662 – 14 August 1708)
  3. Hedwig Eleanore (17 August 1663 – 12 April 1721)

Ancestors[edit]

Regnal titles
Preceded by
George William
Duke of Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld
1669 – 1671
Succeeded by
Christian II