Palatinate-Simmern-Kaiserslautern

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Palatinate-Simmern-Kaiserslautern
Pfalz-Simmern-Kaiserslautern
1610 – 1674

Capital
Circle
Bench
Simmern
Upper Rhenish
Council of Princes
Partitioned from the Palatinate 1610
To the Palatinate 1673
Extinct 1674

Palatinate-Simmern-Kaiserslautern was a state of the Holy Roman Empire based in the Counties Palatine of Simmern and Kaiserslautern, and the Palatinian portion of the County of Sponheim in modern Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.

Palatinate-Simmern-Kaiserslautern was created in 1610 from the partition of the Palatinate after the death of Frederick IV for his son Louis Philip. In 1673 Louis Philip's son and successor Louis Henry abandoned rulership of his territories to the Palatinate, and died heirless the next year.

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Louis Philip 1610–1655
Louis Henry 1655–1674