Wilhelm von Nassau-Siegen

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Wilhelm von Nassau-Siegen

Birthplace: Schloss,Dillenburg,Hessen-Nassau,Prussia
Death: Died in Orsoy
Place of Burial: Heusden,Noord Brabant,Netherlands
Immediate Family:

Son of Johannes VII, count of Nassau-Siegen and Magdalena of Waldeck-Wildungen, Countess of Hanau-Münzenberg, Countess of Nassau
Husband of Christina von Erbach, Gräfin zun Nassau-Siegen
Father of Johann Wilhelm Count Of Nassau; Moritz Friedrich von Nassau, Graf; Marie Magdalene von Nassau-Siegen; Elisabeth Charlotte von Nassau-Siegen, Prinzessin von Waldeck; Hollandine Countess Of Nassau and 2 others
Brother of John Ernest of Nassau-Siegen, General; Johann VIII, Graf von Nassau; Adolf von Nassau-Siegen, Graf; Elisabeth, countess of Nassau-Siegen; Julianne von Nassau-Siegen, Landgräfin zu Hessen-Kassel and 6 others
Half brother of Count Philip Louis II of Hanau-Münzenberg; Albrecht von Hanau; Johann Moritz, Fürst von Nassau-Siegen; Georg Friederich Ludwig 'fritz' von Nassau-Siegen; Wilhelm Otto van Nassau-Siegen, prins and 11 others

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About Wilhelm von Nassau-Siegen

In 1610 he served his father in the Palatinate.

  • 1615 captain in the Hanseatic army. 1617 sent to Venice. 1621 Officer in the Dutch army. 1622 Infantry colonel. 1635 governor of Rmmerich. 1626-1637 governor of Heusden. 1633 field marshal. 1637-1642 govornor of Sluis.
  • 1641 severely wounded. He died in Orsoy.
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Wilhelm von Nassau-Siegen's Timeline

August 12, 1592
January 23, 1620
Age 27
January 20, 1621
Age 28
Siegen, Nassau, Deutschland(HRR)
October 26, 1622
Age 30
Siegen, Westfalen, PRU
March 11, 1626
Age 33
Emmerich, Kleve, Deutschland (HRR)
March 6, 1628
Age 35
Heusden,Noord Brabant,Netherlands
June 10, 1629
Age 36
Heusden,Noord Brabant,Netherlands
July 18, 1642
Age 49
July 24, 1642
Age 49
Heusden,Noord Brabant,Netherlands