John III, Count of Nassau-Saarbrücken

John III, Count of Nassau-Saarbrücken (5 April 1511 – 23 November 1574) was a son of Count John Louis of Nassau-Saarbrücken and his second wife Catherine of Moers. He succeeded his childless brother Philip II in 1554 as Count of Nassau-Saarbrücken. He married Adelaide of Kronenkracht and Elisabeth Selz. However, his children predeceased him. When he died in 1574, Nassau-Saarbrücken fell to Nassau-Weilburg.

John III, Count of Nassau-Saarbrücken
Born(1511-04-05)5 April 1511
Died23 November 1574(1574-11-23) (aged 63)
Saarbrücken
Noble familyHouse of Nassau
Spouse(s)Adelaide of Kronenkracht
Elisabeth Selz
FatherJohn Louis, Count of Nassau-Saarbrücken
MotherCatherine of Moers and Saarwerden
John III, Count of Nassau-Saarbrücken
Born: 5 April 1511 Died: 23 November 1574
Preceded by
Philip II
Count of Nassau-Saarbrücken
1554-1574
Succeeded by
Philip IV
as Count of Nassau-Weilburg