Person:John VI, Count of Nassau-Dillenburg (1)

John VI , Count of Nassau-Dillenburg
b.22 Nov 1535
d.8 Oct 1606
m. 20 Sep 1531
  1. Willem van Oranje1533 - 1584
  2. John VI , Count of Nassau-Dillenburg1535 - 1606
  3. Louis of Nassau1538 - 1574
  4. Maria of Nassau1539 - 1599
  5. Adolf van Nassau1540 - 1568
  6. Anna of Nassau-Dillenburg1541 - 1616
  7. Catherine of Nassau-Dillenburg1543 - 1624
  8. Juliane of Nassau1546 - 1588
  9. Countess Magdalena of Nassau1547 - 1643
  10. Henry of Nassau-Dillenburg1550 - 1574
  • HJohn VI , Count of Nassau-Dillenburg1535 - 1606
  • W.  Johanetta Van Sayn Wittgenstein (add)
m. 14 Jun 1586
  1. John Louis of Nassau-Hadamar1590 - 1653
Facts and Events
Name John VI , Count of Nassau-Dillenburg
Gender Male
Birth[1] 22 Nov 1535
Alt Birth? 22 NOV 1536 Dillenburg
Marriage 16 Jun 1559 Dillenburg, Lahn-Dill-Kreis, Gießen, Hessen, Germanyto Elisabeth of Leuchtenberg
Marriage 14 Jun 1586 Berleburgto Johanetta Van Sayn Wittgenstein (add)
Death[1] 8 Oct 1606
Alt Death? 08 OCT 1606 Dillenburg
Other? House of Nassau


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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.

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References
  1. 1.0 1.1 John VI, Count of Nassau-Dillenburg, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).
  2.   Johann I Graf von Nassau-Dillenburg, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.