John of Hesse-Braubach

John of Hesse-Braubach (17 June 1609, Darmstadt - 1 April 1651, Ems) was a German nobleman and general. He was born into the House of Hesse-Darmstadt and later became Landgrave of Hesse-Braubach.

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Johann's parents were Louis V, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt and his wife, Magdalene of Brandenburg. He was married on 30 September 1647 to Countess Johannette of Sayn-Wittgenstein, the daughter of Ernest, Count of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Sayn (1594-1632) and his wife, Louise Juliane of Erbach. The marriage remained childless. Johannette later married Johann Georg I, Duke of Saxe-Eisenach and had issue.

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