Otto II of Nassau

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Otto II of Nassau
Born c. 1305
Died 6 January 1351(1351-01-06) (aged 45–46)
Noble family House of Nassau
Spouse(s) Adelheid of Vianden
Father Heinrich of Nassau
Mother Adelheid of Heinsberg

Otto II of Nassau (c. 1305 – 1351) was a German nobleman. He was a Count of Nassau-Dillenburg in Siegen and Dillenburg, and was a son of Count Heinrich of Nassau and Adelheid of Heinsberg.[1]

Otto married Adelheid of Vianden, daughter of Philip of Vianden and Adelheid of Arnsberg. They had four children:[2]

  • Adelheid of Nassau, who became a nun at Keppel, and later became an Abbess.
  • Johan I of Nassau who married Margareta von der Marck.
  • Heinrich "the Swashbuckler" (died 5 September 1402 in Kassel) became a Canon at the Cologne Cathedral.
  • Otto of Nassau, first a canon and provost of St. Moritz at Mainz, and later canon at Cologne and Mainz cathedrals.


  1. ^ De Nederlandsche leeuw: Maandblad van het Koninklijk Nederlandsch Genootschap voor Geslacht- en Wapenkunde, Volumes 1889-1894, pg 89-91 Google Books
  2. ^ Cawley, Charles, House of Nassau, Medieval Lands database, Foundation for Medieval Genealogy ,[self-published source][better source needed] at Medieval Lands