John I, Count Palatine of Simmern

John I (15 May 1459 – 27 January 1509) was the Count Palatine of Simmern from 1480 until 1509.[1]

John I, Count Palatine of Simmern
Fragment of an altarpiece, thought to depict Johan I, count palatine of Simmern.jpg
Born15 May 1459
Died27 January 1509(1509-01-27) (aged 49)
Noble familyHouse of Wittelsbach
Spouse(s)Joanna of Nassau-Saarbrücken (1464 - 1521)
Issue
Detail
John II
FatherFrederick I, Count Palatine of Simmern
MotherMargaret of Guelders

John was born in 1459 to Frederick I, Count Palatine of Simmern. He married Joanna of Nassau-Saarbrücken (1464 - 1521) the daughter of Johann II of Nassau-Saarbrücken on 29 September 1481. John died in Starkenburg in 1509 and was buried in Simmern.

ChildrenEdit

With Joanna of Nassau-Saarbrücken (1464 - 1521) (14 April 1464 – 7 May 1521)

  1. Frederick (1490)
  2. John II (21 March 1492 – 18 May 1557)
  3. Frederick (1494–?)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Winfried Dotzauer: Geschichte des Nahe-Hunsrück-Raumes von den Anfängen bis zur Französischen Revolution, Franz Steiner Verlag, 2001
John I, Count Palatine of Simmern
Born: 15 May 1459 Died: 27 January 1509
German nobility
Preceded by Count Palatine of Simmern
1480–1509
Succeeded by