Frederik Hendrik van Oranje, Prince of Orange, Count of Nassau, Baron of Breda, Stadtholder of Holland, Zeeland, Utrecht, Gelderland, Overijssel and Groningen, was born 29 January 1584 in Delft to Willem van Oranje (1533-1584) and Louise de Coligny (1555-1620) and died 15 March 1647 in The Hague of unspecified causes. He married Amalia zu Solms-Braunfels (1602-1675) 4 April 1625 . Notable ancestors include Willem van Oranje (1533-1584), 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 France, Germany, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Belgium, Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Spain, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland, England, Turkey, Lithuania, the Byzantine Empire.
Frederick led the Dutch rebellion after his brother's death. He married his first cousin once removed: Wilhelm von Nassau-Dillenburg (1487-1559) was his grandfather and his wife's great-grandfather.


Offspring of Frederik Hendrik van Oranje and Margaretha Catharina Bruyns (?-?)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Frederik van Nassau-Zuylestein (1624-1672) 1624 1672 Mary Killigrew

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

  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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