Solms-Wildenfels

Solms-Wildenfels was a minor County around Wildenfels in south-western Saxony, Germany. The House of Solms had its origins at Solms, Hesse.

County of Solms-Wildenfels

Grafschaft Solms-Wildenfels
1696–1806
Coat of arms of Solms-Wildenfels
Coat of arms
StatusState of the Holy Roman Empire
CapitalWildenfels
GovernmentPrincipality
Historical eraMiddle Ages
• Partitioned from S-Baruth
1696
• Partitioned to create
    Solms-Sachsenfeld

1741
• Mediatised to Hesse
1806
• Reintegrated into
    Solms-Sachsenfeld

1896
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Solms Solms-Baruth
Grand Duchy of Hesse
Wildenfels Castle

Solms-Wildenfels was a partition of Solms-Baruth. In 1741 it was partitioned between itself and Solms-Sachsenfeld, and reintegrated that County upon its extinction in 1896. Solms-Wildenfels was mediatised to Hesse-Darmstadt in 1806.

Coat of arms

Counts of Solms-Wildenfels (1696–1806)Edit

  • Otto Henry William (1696–1741)
  • Henry Charles (1741–46)
  • Frederick Magnus I (1746–1801)
  • Frederick Magnus II (1801–06)

Mediatized Counts of Solms-WildenfelsEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ House Laws of Schwarzburg
  2. ^ The House of Schwarzburg on Heraldica.org
  3. ^ James, John Almanach de Gotha, Volume I, 2013.