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John VI , Count of Nassau-Dillenburg
b.22 Nov 1535
d.8 Oct 1606
m. 20 Sep 1531
m. 16 Jun 1559
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Count John VI of Nassau-Dillenburg (November 22, 1536, Dillenburg – October 8, 1606, Dillenburg) was a Count of Nassau in Dillenburg. Other names he had were Jan VI or Jan de Oude ("John the Elder", to distinguish him from his 2nd son, "John the Middle", and his grandson "John the Younger").
John VI was second son of Count William I of Nassau-Dillenburg and his second wife Juliane of Stolberg-Wernigerode and brother of William I of Orange. He was the principal author of the Union of Utrecht.