Ernst Casimir van Nassau-Dietz was born 22 December 1573 in Dillenburg, Hesse, Germany to Johann VI. von Nassau-Dillenburg (1535-1606) and Elisabeth von Leuchtenberg (1537-1579) and died 2 June 1632 at the Siege of Roermond of unspecified causes. He married Sophie Hedwig von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1592-1642) 1 June 1607 in Gröningen, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. 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, Poland, Austria, Lithuania, Bohemia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Italy, Switzerland, Spain, Portugal, the Czech Republic, Hungary, England, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire.

Ernst Casimir, Count of Nassau-Dietz, Stadtholder of Friesland, Groningen and Drenthe. He fell in the Battle of Roermond.


Offspring of Ernst Casimir van Nassau-Dietz and Sophie Hedwig von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1592-1642)
Name Birth Death Joined with
NN van Nassau-Dietz (1608–1608)
NN van Nassau-Dietz (1609-1609)
NN van Nassau-Dietz (1610-1610)
Hendrik Casimir I van Nassau-Dietz (1612-1640) 21 January 1612 Arnhem 13 July 1640 Hulst
Willem Frederik van Nassau-Dietz (1613-1664) 7 July 1613 Arnhem, Gelderland, Netherlands 31 October 1664 Leeuwarden, Friesland, Netherlands Albertine Agnes van Nassau (1634-1696)

Elisabeth van Nassau-Dietz (1614-1614)
Johan Ernst van Nassau-Dietz (1617-1617)
Maurits van Nassau-Dietz (1619-1628)
Elisabeth van Nassau-Dietz (1620-1628)

Common ancestors of Ernst Casimir van Nassau-Dietz (1573-1632) and Sophie Hedwig von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1592-1642)

  1. Casimir IV of Poland (1427-1492)
  2. Elisabeth von Habsburg (1436-1505)
  3. Elisabeth von Habsburg (1437-1505)

Noteworthy descendants include

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

Footnotes (including sources)

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