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County (Principality) of Solms-Hohensolms-Lich
Grafschaft (Fürstentum) Solms-Hohensolms-Lich
State of the Holy Roman Empire
County of Solms
County of Solms



Coat of arms

Capital Lich
Government Principality
Historical era Middle Ages
 -  Union of S-Hohensolms
    and Solms-Lich
 -  Raised to principality 1792
 -  Mediatised to Austria,
    Hesse, Prussia and
The princely castle at Lich, Hesse

Solms-Hohensolms-Lich was a County in Hessen, Germany. It was originally created as a union of Solms-Hohensolms and Solms-Lich, and it was raised to a Principality in 1792. Solms-Hohensolms-Lich was mediatised to Austria, Hesse-Darmstadt, Prussia and Württemberg in 1806. The House of Solms had its origins at Solms, Hesse.

Rulers of Solms-Hohensolms-Lich[edit]

Counts of Solms-Hohensolms-Lich (1718–1792)[edit]

  • Frederick William of Solms-Hohensolms (1718–44)
  • Charles Christian (1744–92)

Princes of Solms-Hohensolms-Lich (1792–present)[edit]

  • Charles Christian (1792–1803)
  • Charles Louis Augustus (1803–07) - Mediatized in 1806
  • Charles (1807-1824)
  • Ludwig (1824-1880)
  • Hermann (1880-1899)
  • Charles (1899-1920)
  • Reinhard (1920-1951)
  • Philipp-Reinhard (born 1934)
    • Heir : Carl-Christian (born 1975)