BiographyLudwig I. zu Sayn und Wittgenstein, Graf zu Sayn und Wittgenstein, was born 7 December 1532 to Wilhelm I. zu Sayn und Wittgenstein (1485-1570) and Johannette von Isenburg (1500-1563) and died 2 July 1605 of unspecified causes. He married Anne zu Solms-Braunfels (1538-1565) 14 August 1559 in Dillenburg. He married Elisabeth zu Solms-Laubach (1549-1599) 14 January 1567 in Braunfels. Notable ancestors include Charlemagne (747-814), Alfred the Great (849-899), William I of England (1027-1087), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Rurik (c832-879). Ancestors are from France, the United Kingdom, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, Russia, Ukraine, the Byzantine Empire, Italy.
|Offspring of Ludwig I. zu Sayn und Wittgenstein and Anne zu Solms-Braunfels (1538-1565)|
|Johanette zu Sayn-Wittgenstein (1561-1622)||1 February 1561||13 April 1622 Dillenburg, Hesse, Germany|| Johann VI. von Nassau-Dillenburg (1535-1606)|
|Georg II. zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg (1565-1631)||1565||16 December 1631|| Elisabeth von Nassau-Saarbrücken (1572-1607)|
Marie Juliane von Nassau-Dillenburg (1592-1645)
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