Person:Wilhelm I van Nassau-Dillenburg (1)

m. 20 Sep 1531
  1. Willem van Oranje1533 - 1584
  2. Jan VI van Nassau-Dillenburg,1535 - 1606
  3. Louis of Nassau1538 - 1574
  4. Maria of Nassau1539 - 1599
  5. Adolf van Nassau1540 - 1568
  6. Anna of Nassau-Dillenburg1541 - 1616
  7. Elisabeth of Nassau-Dillenburg1542 - 1603
  8. Catherine of Nassau-Dillenburg1543 - 1624
  9. Juliane of Nassau1546 - 1588
  10. Countess Magdalena of Nassau1547 - 1633
  11. Henry of Nassau-Dillenburg1550 - 1574
Facts and Events
Name Wilhelm I van Nassau-Dillenburg,
Gender Male
Birth[1] 10 Apr 1487 Dillenburg, Lahn-Dill-Kreis, Gießen, Hessen, GermanyHouse of Nassau
Marriage 20 Sep 1531 to Juliana of Stolberg
Death[1] 6 Oct 1559 Dillenburg, Lahn-Dill-Kreis, Gießen, Hessen, Germany
Title (nobility)? Graf von Nassau, Vianden und Dietz
Reference Number? Q688471?

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William I, Count of Nassau-Dillenburg (nicknamed William the Rich, ; 10 April 1487 – 6 October 1559) was a count of Nassau-Dillenburg from the House of Nassau. He was not wealthy; his nickname the Rich refers to him having many children.

William was born in Dillenburg as the younger son of Count John V of Nassau-Dillenburg and Landgravine Elisabeth, daughter of Landgrave Henry III of Hesse-Marburg and Anna of Katzenelnbogen He was the brother of count Henry III of Nassau-Breda and the father of William I of Orange.

His eldest son William inherited the principality of Orange. The early House of Orange-Nassau descends from the younger William, while the later House of Orange-Nassau (and the Dutch royal family) descends from both the younger William and his younger brother John.

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  2.   Wilhelm 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.