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Johann V of Nassau-Vianden-Dietz

Johann V of Nassau-Vianden-Dietz

Count of Nassau-Vianden-Dietz, Lord of Breda and Stadtholder of Guelders and Zutphen
Johann V of Nassau-Vianden-Dietz
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Intro Count of Nassau-Vianden-Dietz, Lord of Breda and Stadtholder of Guelders and Zutphen
A.K.A. Jean v de nassau-dillenbourg, Jean V De Nassau-Dillenbourg
Was Noble Aristocrat
From Germany
Type Royals
Gender male
Birth 9 November 1455, Breda, Netherlands
Death 30 July 1516, Dillenburg, Germany (aged 60 years)
Star sign ScorpioScorpio
Family
Mother: Maria of Loon-Heinsberg
Father: Jan IV of Nassau
Siblings: Engelbert II of NassauJohanna of Nassau-DillenburgAnna of Nassau-DillenburgAdriana of Nassau-Dillenburg
Spouse: Elisabeth of Hesse-Marburg
Children: Henry III of Nassau-BredaWilliam I, Count of Nassau-DillenburgElisabeth of Nassau-Dillenburg, Countess of WiedMaria of Nassau (1491–1547) Johann von Nassau-Vianden-Dietz
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Johann V of Nassau-Vianden-Dietz (Breda, 9 November 1455 – Dillenburg, 30 July 1516) was count of Nassau (in Siegen, Dillenburg, Hadamar and Herborn), Vianden and Diez, and Lord of Breda. He was the paternal grandfather of William the Silent.

He was the son of Jan IV of Nassau and his wife Maria of Loon-Heinsberg.

Johann V was in 1504 and 1505 stadtholder of Guelders and Zutphen. In 1504, he inherited Breda and Vianden from his brother Engelbrecht II of Nassau.

Johann V married in 1482 to Elisabeth of Hesse-Marburg, a daughter of Henry III, Landgrave of Upper Hesse and his wife Anna of Katzenelnbogen. They had 6 children:

Count Johann V was buried at Siegen.
His Dutch possessions went to his eldest son Henry, his German possessions to his other son William.

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