Ludwig 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 JL in Dillenburg. He married Elisabeth zu Solms-Laubach (1549-1599) 14 January 1567 JL 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, Italy.


Offspring of Ludwig I. zu Sayn und Wittgenstein and Anne zu Solms-Braunfels (1538-1565)
Name Birth Death Joined with
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)

Offspring of Ludwig I. zu Sayn und Wittgenstein and Elisabeth zu Solms-Laubach (1549-1599)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Agnes zu Sayn-Wittgenstein (1568-1617) 18 April 1568 Kreis Wittgenstein, Germany 22 April 1617 Heidelberg, Germany Johann Albrecht I. zu Solms-Braunfels (1563-1623)

Wilhelm II. zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Hachenburg (1569-1623) 14 March 1569 29 November 1623 Anna Elisabeth zu Sayn (1572-1608)
Anna Ottilie von Nassau-Saarbrücken (1582-1635)

Ludwig II. zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Wittgenstein (1571-1634) 18 March 1571 14 September 1634 Elisabeth Juliane zu Solms-Braunfels (1578-1630)

Juliane zu Sayn-Wittgenstein (1583-1627)
Amalie zu Sayn-Wittgenstein (1585-1633) 13 October 1585 28 March 1633 Dillenburg Georg von Nassau-Dillenburg (1562-1623)

Katharina zu Sayn-Wittgenstein (1588-1651) 10 August 1588 Berleburg 9 May 1651 Dillenburg Ludwig Heinrich von Nassau-Dillenburg (1594-1662)

Noteworthy descendants include

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

Footnotes (including sources)

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