Graaf Heinrich III von Nassau Dillenburg

10 January 1483–14 September 1538 (Age 55)
Siegen, Westphalia, Prussia, Germany

The Life of Heinrich III von

When Graaf Heinrich III von Nassau Dillenburg was born on 10 January 1483, in Siegen, Westphalia, Prussia, Germany, his father, Graaf Jan van Nassau van Dillenburg, was 27 and his mother, Elisabeth von Hessen Marburg, was 17. He married Louise Francoise De Savoie on 3 August 1503. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died on 14 September 1538, in Breda, North Brabant, Netherlands, at the age of 55, and was buried in Breda, North Brabant, Netherlands.

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Graaf Heinrich III von Nassau Dillenburg
Louise Francoise De Savoie
Marriage: 3 August 1503
Françoise Louise van NASSAU
Elisabeth van Nassau-Dillenburg
Alexis Count of Nassau-Dillenburg

Spouse and Children

3 August 1503


    Françoise Louise van NASSAU


    Elisabeth van Nassau-Dillenburg


    Alexis Count of Nassau-Dillenburg


Parents and Siblings

    Graaf Jan van Nassau van Dillenburg


    Elisabeth von Hessen Marburg




World Events (2)


Age 23

The Netherlands is inherited by the future Habsburg Emperor and King of Spain Charles V.

Age 33

The Catholic King Charles I of Spain ruled the Netherlands.

Name Meaning

German, Dutch, and Jewish (western Ashkenazic): habitational name from the town of Nassau, formerly the seat of an independent duchy. The place name derives from Old High German naz ‘damp’, ‘wet’ + ouwa ‘water meadow’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (2)

  • Heinrich III von Nassau, „Find A Grave Index“
  • Legacy NFS Source: Heinrich III Count of Nassau-Dillenburg III -

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