Philip I, Count of Waldeck

Philip I, Count of Waldeck (1445–1475) was briefly Count of Waldeck-Waldeck in Germany in 1475.

Philip I, Count of Waldeck
Born1445
Died1475
Noble familyHouse of Waldeck
Spouse(s)Johanna of Nassau-Dillenburg
FatherWolrad I, Count of Waldeck
MotherBarbara of Wertheim

He was the son of Count Wolrad I and his wife Barbara of Wertheim. He inherited the County of Waldeck when his father died in 1475, and died himself later that year. Nothing remarkable happened during his brief reign.

In 1464, he married Johanna, the daughter of Count John IV of Nassau-Dillenburg. They had one son: Henry VIII.

ReferencesEdit

  • Adolph Theodor Ludwig Varnhagen: Grundlage der Waldeckischen Landes- und Regentengeschichte, vol. 2, Arolsen, 1853, p. 39 ff