Countess Emilia Antwerpiana of Nassau

Countess Emilia Antwerpiana of Nassau (Antwerp, 9 December 1581 - Landsberg, 28 September 1657) was the sixth and youngest daughter of William the Silent and his third wife, Charlotte of Bourbon.

Countess Emilia Antwerpiana
Countess Palatine of Zweibrücken-Landsberg
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Countess Emilia Antwerpiana of Nassau
BornDecember 9, 1581
Antwerp
Died28 September 1657(1657-09-28) (aged 75)
Landsberg
Noble familyHouse of Orange-Nassau (by birth)
House of Wittelsbach (by marriage)
Spouse(s)Frederick Casimir, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken-Landsberg
Issue
FatherWilliam the Silent
MotherCharlotte of Bourbon

BiographyEdit

Emilia Antwerpiana was her father's last surviving daughter. On 4 July 1616, Countess Emilia Antwerpiana married Frederick Casimir, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken-Landsberg (1585–1645). The couple had three children:

  • Frederick (1617-1617) Died one day after birth
  • Frederick Louis (1619-1681) Married to Juliana Magdalena of Palatinate-Zweibrücken
  • Charles Henry (1622-1623) Died as a child

AncestryEdit