Westerburg-Leiningen-Leiningen

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Westerburg-Leiningen-Leiningen
1547–1635

Capital
Circle
Bench
Leiningen

Partitioned from Leiningen-Westerburg 1547
ext. 1635

Leiningen-Westerburg was an historic state of the Holy Roman Empire, located in the vicinity of Leiningen and Westerburg in what is now the German state of Rhineland-Palatinate.

Westerburg-Leiningen-Leiningen was formed in 1547 when, upon the death of Kuno II, Count of Leiningen-Westerburg, Leiningen-Westerburg was divided into Westerburg-Leiningen-Leiningen and Westerburg-Leiningen-Westerburg.

This state was ruled by a branch of the House of Leiningen. It lasted until 1705, when it was absorbed by Leiningen-Schaumberg.