Amalia zu Solms-Braunfels was born 1602 in Braunfels, Germany to Johann Albrecht I. zu Solms-Braunfels (1563-1623) and Agnes zu Sayn-Wittgenstein (1568-1617) and died 1675 in The Hague, Netherlands of unspecified causes. She married Frederik Hendrik van Oranje (1584-1647) 1 April 1625 in The Hague, Netherlands. Notable ancestors include Henry II of England (1133-1189), William I of England (1027-1087), Charlemagne (747-814), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Alfred the Great (849-899), Rurik (c832-879). Ancestors are from Germany, the Netherlands, France, the United Kingdom, Belgium, Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Spain, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Italy, Portugal, Switzerland, Austria, Lithuania, England, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire.

Amalia, Countess of Solms, Princess of Orange, Countess of Nassau, Baroness of Breda. She married her first cousin once removed: Wilhelm von Nassau-Dillenburg (1487-1559) was her great-grandfather and her husband's grandfather.


Offspring of Amalia zu Solms-Braunfels and Frederik Hendrik van Oranje (1584-1647)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Willem II van Oranje (1626-1650) 27 May 1626 The Hague, Netherlands 6 November 1650 The Hague, Netherlands Mary Henrietta Stuart (1631-1660)

Louise Henriëtte van Nassau (1627-1667) 6 December 1627 The Hague, South Holland, Netherlands 18 June 1667 Friedrich Wilhelm I. von Brandenburg (1620-1688)

Henriëtte Amalia van Nassau (1628-1628)
Elisabeth van Nassau (1630-1630)
Isabella Charlotte van Nassau (1632-1642)
Albertine Agnes van Nassau (1634-1696) 9 April 1634 The Hague 24 May 1696 Oranjewoud Willem Frederik van Nassau-Dietz (1613-1664)

Henriëtte Catharina van Nassau (1637-1708) 31 January 1637 The Hague, Netherlands 4 October 1708 Oranienbaum, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany Johann Georg II. von Anhalt-Dessau (1627-1693)

Hendrik Lodewijk van Nassau (1639-1639)
Maria van Nassau (1642-1688)

Common ancestors of Amalia zu Solms-Braunfels (1602-1675) and Frederik Hendrik van Oranje (1584-1647)

  1. Anna von Eppstein-Königstein (1482-1538)
  2. Anna von Katzenelnbogen (1443-1494)
  3. Botho zu Stolberg (1467-1538)
  4. Elisabeth von Hessen (1466-1523)
  5. Heinrich III. von Hessen-Marburg (1440-1483)
  6. Heinrich von Hessen-Marburg (c1440-1483)
  7. Heinrich zu Stolberg-Wernigerode (1436-1511)
  8. Johann von Nassau-Dillenburg (1410-1475)
  9. Johann von Nassau-Dillenburg (1455-1516)
  10. Juliana zu Stolberg (1506-1580)
  11. Louise von der Mark-Arenberg (c1454-1524)
  12. Maria von Loon-Heinsberg (1426-1502)
  13. Mathilde von Mansfeld (1436-1469)
  14. Philipp von Eppstein-Königstein (c1440-1481)
  15. Wilhelm von Nassau-Dillenburg (1487-1559)

Noteworthy descendants include

  1. Johan Willem Friso van Nassau-Dietz (1687-1711)

Footnotes (including sources)

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