Person:Henry of Nassau-Dillenburg (1)

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Name Henry of Nassau-Dillenburg
Gender Male
Birth[1] 15 Oct 1550 Dillenburg, Lahn-Dill-Kreis, Gießen, Hessen, Germany
Death[1] 14 Apr 1574 Mook en Middelaar, Limburg, NetherlandsBattle of Mookerheyde
Reference Number? Q71441?

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Henry of Nassau, count of Nassau-Dillenburg, (15 October 1550 in Dillenburg – 14 April 1574 in Mook) was the youngest brother of William I of Orange-Nassau.

He was the twelfth and last child of William the Rich and Juliana of Stolberg-Werningerode, and was raised a Lutheran. He studied in Leuven and Strasbourg. He and his brothers William and Louis joined the Huguenot army of Louis I de Bourbon, prince de Condé and took part in the Battle of Moncontour (30 October 1569). Henry fell in the battle of Mookerheyde at the age of 23. His elder brother Louis was also killed in this battle. Their bodies have never been recovered.

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