Person:Maurice of Nassau, Prince of Orange (1)

Maurice of Nassau, Prince of Orange
m. 24 Aug 1561
  1. Countess Anna of Nassau1563 - 1588
  2. Maurice of Nassau, Prince of Orange1567 - 1625
  3. Countess Emilia of Nassau1569 - 1629
  1. William of Nassau1601 - 1627
  2. Lodewijk van Nassau1602 - 1665
Facts and Events
Name Maurice of Nassau, Prince of Orange
Alt Name Maurits van Nassau
Gender Male
Birth[1] 1 Nov 1567 Dillenburg, Lahn-Dill-Kreis, Gießen, Hessen, Germany
Death[1] 23 Apr 1625 's-Gravenhage, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Reference Number? Q164062?

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Maurice of Nassau (; 14 November 1567 – 23 April 1625) was sovereign Prince of Orange from 1618, on the death of his eldest half brother, Philip William, Prince of Orange, (1554–1618). Maurice was stadtholder of the United Provinces of the Netherlands (except in the province of Friesland) from earliest 1585 until his death in 1625.

Maurice organised the Dutch rebellion against Spain into a coherent, successful revolt and won fame as a military strategist. Maurice set out to revive and revise the classical doctrines of Vegetius and pioneered the new European forms of armament and drill.

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