Willem II van Oranje was born 27 May 1626 in The Hague, Netherlands to Frederik Hendrik van Oranje (1584-1647) and Amalia zu Solms-Braunfels (1602-1675) and died 6 November 1650 in The Hague, Netherlands of smallpox. He married Mary Henrietta Stuart (1631-1660) 1 May 1641 in London, England, United Kingdom. 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 Germany, France, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Belgium, Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Spain, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland, Portugal, Austria, Lithuania, England, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire, Sweden.

William, Prince of Orange, Count of Nassau, Baron of Breda, Stadtholder of Holland, Zeeland, Utrecht, Gelderland, Overijssel and Groningen. William was the first leader of the now officially independent Netherlands. He died of smallpox, one week before his only child was born.


Offspring of Willem van Oranje and Mary Henrietta Stuart (1631-1660)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Willem III van Oranje (1650-1702) 14 November 1650 The Hague, Netherlands 8 March 1702 Kensington Palace, London, England, United Kingdom Mary Stuart (1662-1694)

Namesakes of Willem II van Oranje (1626-1650)

 Birth placeDeath placeFatherMotherJoined with
Willem II van Oranje (1626-1650)The Hague, NetherlandsThe Hague, NetherlandsFrederik Hendrik van Oranje (1584-1647)Amalia zu Solms-Braunfels (1602-1675)Mary Henrietta Stuart (1631-1660)
Willem van Oranje (1533-1584)Dillenburg, Hesse, GermanyDelft, South Holland, NetherlandsWilhelm von Nassau-Dillenburg (1487-1559)Juliana zu Stolberg (1506-1580)Anna van Egmont (1533-1558)+Eva Elincx (c1535-c1590)+Anna von Sachsen (1544-1577)+Charlotte de Bourbon (1547-1582)+Louise de Coligny (1555-1620)
Willem III van Oranje (1650-1702)The Hague, NetherlandsKensington Palace, London, England, United KingdomWillem II van Oranje (1626-1650)Mary Henrietta Stuart (1631-1660)Mary Stuart (1662-1694)

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