BiographyWilhelm Moritz zu Solms-Braunfels, Graf zu Solms-Braunfels, in Greifenstein u.Wölfersheim, Hungen, u.Braunfels, Herr der Grafschaft Criechingen, was born 4 April 1651 in Greifenstein, Germany to Wilhelm II. zu Solms-Braunfels (1609-1676) and Johannette Sibylle zu Solms-Hohensolms-Lich (1623-1651) and died 9 February 1720 in Braunfels, Germany of unspecified causes. He married Magdalene Sophie von Hessen-Homburg (1660-1720) 23 January 1679 in Bingenheim, 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, Spain, Switzerland, Lithuania, Italy, Bohemia, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Portugal, England, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire.