Heinrich XVII. Reuß zu Gera was born 29 December 1530 to Heinrich XIV. Reuß zu Greiz (c1464-1535) and Amalie von Mansfeld zu Vorder-Ort (1506-aft1557) and died 6 April 1572 in Schleiz of unspecified causes. He married Elisabeth Brigitte von Schwarzburg-Leutenberg (?-1564) 1556 JL . He married Dorothea zu Solms-Laubach-Sonnenwalde (1547-1595) 6 January 1566 JL in Zeitz. Notable ancestors include Charlemagne (747-814), Henry II of England (1133-1189), William I of England (1027-1087), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Rurik (c832-879), Alfred the Great (849-899). Ancestors are from France, the United Kingdom, Germany, the Czech Republic, Russia, Ukraine, Belgium, Switzerland, Belarus, the Netherlands, Hungary, Italy, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire.


Offspring of Heinrich XVII. Reuß zu Gera and Dorothea zu Solms-Laubach-Sonnenwalde (1547-1595)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Agnes Reuß zu Gera (1567-1588)
Anna Reuß zu Gera (1568-1594)
Dorothea Reuß zu Gera (1570-1631) 28 October 1570 Gera 2 December 1631 Obersontheim Georg Friedrich I. von Hohenlohe-Waldenburg (1562-1600)

Heinrich Posthumus Reuß zu Gera (1572-1635) 10 June 1572 Gera 3 December 1635 Gera Magdalene von Hohenlohe-Neuenstein (1572-1596)
Magdalene von Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt (1580-1652)

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