Today in History / OnThisDay - November 5th. 1563 - Countess Anna of Nassau

Countess Anna of Nassau was born on November 5th.1563 in Breda
(The Netherlands).

Her parents were William the Silent and his second wife, Anna of Saxony.

In 1567 Anna of Nassau moved to Dillenburg Castle. There she was educated by her
grandmother Juliana of Stolberg. At Dillenberg Castle she met her cousin and future
husband William Louis, Count of Nassau-Dillenburg.

On November 22nd. 1587 Anna of Nassau married William Louis, Count of Nassau-
Dillenburg. However this marriage was a short one. Anna died only six months
after her wedding (on June 13th. 1588).

They had no children and William Louis never remarried.

Source pictures: Wikipedia

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