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Anna Maria of Solms-Sonnenwalde
Countess consort of Hohenlohe-Langenburg

Anna Maria of Solms-Sonnenwalde

Anna Maria of Solms-Sonnenwalde
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Intro Countess consort of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
A.K.A. Anna Maria of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
Was Consort
From Germany
Gender female
Birth 24 January 1585, Sonnewalde, Germany
Death 20 November 1634, Ottweiler, Germany (aged 49 years)
Star sign Aquarius
Mother: Anne Amelie of Nassau-Weilburg
Spouse: Philip Ernest, Count of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
Children: Henry Frederick, Count of Hohenlohe-Langenburg Wolfgang Otto Graf zu Hohenlohe-LangenburgPhilipp Ernst Graf zu Hohenlohe-LangenburgLudwig Kraft Graf zu Hohenlohe-LangenburgPhilipp Moritz Graf zu Hohenlohe-LangenburgGeorg Friedrich Graf zu Hohenlohe-LangenburgAnne Magdalena Gräfin zu Hohenlohe-LangenburgDorothea Sophie Gräfin zu Hohenlohe-LangenburgJoachim Albrecht Graf zu Hohenlohe-KirchbergEva Christina Gräfin zu Hohenlohe-LangenburgMaria Juliana Gräfin zu Hohenlohe-Langenburg
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Anna Maria, Countess of Solms-Sonnewalde (24 January 1585 in Sonnewalde – 20 November 1634 in Ottweiler) was Countess of Soms-Sonnewalde by birth and by marriage Countess of Hohenlohe-Langenburg.


Anna Maria was born as the third daughter of Count Otto of Solms-Sonnewalde (1550-1612), and his wife Anna, (1560-1635), the eldest daughter of Albert, Count of Nassau-Weilburg.

On 15 January 1609, she married Count Philip Ernest of Hohenlohe-Langenburg (1584-1628), the son of Count Wolfgang of Hohenlohe-Neunstein. Amid the turmoil of the Thirty Years' War, the widow Anna Maria and took over the reins of government. In September 1634, she fled just in time with her mother and her children and an escort of 200 cavalry provided by the Count Palatine of the Rhine. She fled to Saarbrücken and then to Ottweiler, her mother's home town.

She died in Ottweiler on 20 November 1634 and was buried next to her husband in the city church of Langenburg. A stone monument commemorating the couple still stands behind the altar.


From her marriage to Count Philip Ernest, she had the following children:

  • Wolfgang Otto (1611-1632)
  • Philip Ernest (1612-1612)
  • Louis Crato (1613-1632)
  • Philip Maurice (1614-1635)
  • George Frederick (1615-1616)
  • Anna Magdalena (1617-1671), marrie George Louis, Burgrave of Kirchberg, Count of Hachenbach (d. 1686)
  • Dorothea (b. 1618)
  • Joachim Albert (1619-1675), Count of Hohenlohe-Kirchberg
  • Eva Christine (1621-1681), married Count Wolfgang of Hohenlohe-Waldenburg (1617-1658)
  • Maria Juliana (1623-1695), married:
    1. in 1647 to John William, Arch-Cupbearer and Count of Limpurg (d. 1655)
    2. in 1663 to Francis, Arch-Cupbearer and Count of Limpurg (d. 1673)
  • Henry Frederick (1625-1699), married:
    1. in 1652 to with Countess Eleonore Magdalene of Hohenlohe-Weikersheim (1635-1657)
    2. in 1658 to Countess Juliana Dorothea of Castell-Remlingen (1640-1706)

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