Herman, Count of Nassau

Herman of Nassau, German: Hermann von Nassau († 16 July before 1206),[1] was count of Nassau. He later became a clergyman.

Herman, Count of Nassau
Born?
Died16 July before 1206
Noble familyHouse of Nassau
Spouse(s)-
FatherRupert III of Nassau
MotherElisabeth of Leiningen

BiograghyEdit

 
St. Peter's Church, Mainz
 
The coat-of-arms of the counts of Nassau

Herman was the son of count Rupert III of Nassau and Elisabeth of Leiningen.[1][2][3]

Herman is mentioned as count of Nassau between 1190 and 1192. He ruled together with count Walram I of Nassau, his father's cousin.[2][3]

In 1192 Herman became canon of the Saint Peter at Mainz.[2][3] He probably wasn't married and died without offspring.[2]

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SourcesEdit

  • This article is translated from the corresponding Dutch Wikipedia article, as of 2018-08-27.
  • Dek, A.W.E. (1970). Genealogie van het Vorstenhuis Nassau [Genealogy of the Royal House of Nassau] (in Dutch). Zaltbommel: Europese Bibliotheek. OCLC 27365371.
  • Hesselfelt, H.F.J. (1965). "De oudste generaties van het Huis Nassau" [The oldest generations of the House of Nassau]. De Nederlandsche Leeuw, Maandblad van het Koninklijk Nederlandsch Genootschap voor Geslacht- en Wapenkunde [The Dutch Lion, Monthly Journal of the Royal Dutch Society for Genealogy and Heraldry] (in Dutch). 1965 (11): 354–365.
  • Schwennicke, Detlev (1978). Europäische Stammtafeln. Stammtafeln zur Geschichte europäischen Staaten. Neue Folge [European Genealogies. Genealogies from the History of European States. New Series] (in German). Band I. Marburg.
  • Vorsterman van Oyen, A.A. (1882). Het vorstenhuis Oranje-Nassau. Van de vroegste tijden tot heden [The Royal House of Orange-Nassau. From the earliest days until the present] (in Dutch). Leiden & Utrecht: A.W. Sijthoff & J.L. Beijers.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Cawley.
  2. ^ a b c d Hesselfelt (1965).
  3. ^ a b c Dek (1970).
German nobility
Preceded by
Rupert III
co-Count of Nassau
(with Walram I)

1190–1192
Succeeded by
Walram I