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Johann, Count of Leiningen-Dagsburg-Falkenburg

Johann, Count of Leiningen-Dagsburg-Falkenburg

Count of Leiningen and Dagsburg
The basics
Quick Facts
Intro Count of Leiningen and Dagsburg
Gender male
Birth 19 March 1662
Death 13 November 1698 (Mülheim an der Ruhr)
Star sign Pisces
Family
Spouse: Countess Johanna Magdalene of Hanau-Lichtenberg
Children: Marie Christine Felizitas of Leiningen-Dagsburg-Falkenburg-HeidesheimChristian Karl Reinhard of Leiningen-Dachsburg-Falkenburg-Heidesheim
The details
Biography

Johann Karl August, Count of Leiningen-Dagsburg-Falkenburg (German: Johann Karl August von Leiningen-Dagsburg; 19 March 1662, Schloss Broich, Mülheim an der Ruhr – 13 November 1698, ibid.) was a German nobleman. By descent, he was Count of Leiningen and Dagsburg, by heritage, he was Lord of Broich and Bürgel.
Johann Karl August was a son of Count George William of Leiningen-Dagsburg (8 March 1636, Heidesheim am Rhein – 18 July 1672, Oberstein) and his wife, Countess Anna Elisabeth von Daun-Falkenstein (1 January 1636 – 4 June 1685, Schloss Broich), daughter of Wilhelm Wirich von Daun-Falkenstein (1613–1682) and Elisabeth von Waldeck-Wildungen (1610–1647).

Marriage and issue

On 13 December 1685 married at Babenhausen Castle with Johanna Magdalena (18 December 1660, Bischofsheim am Hohen Steg – 21 August 1715, Hanau), daughter of Johann Reinhard II of Hanau-Lichtenberg (1628–1666) and his wife, Anna Magdalena, Countess Palatine of Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld (1640–1693). They had the following children:

  • Anna Dorothea Charlotte (born 11 August 1687 at Broich Castle; died young)
  • Alexandrine Katharine (21 August 1688, Broich Castle – November 1708)
  • Sofie Magdalene (14 April 1691, Broich Castle – 18 March 1727); married firstly in September 1713 at Broich Castle with Johann Karl Ludwig of Salm-Grumbach (20 June 1686 Rheingrafenstein Castle – 21 October 1740), son of Count Friedrich Wilhelm of Salm-Grumbach (1644–1706) and his wife, Countess Luise of Leiningen (1654–1723)
  • Marie Christine Felizitas (29 December 1692, Broich Castle – 3 June 1734, Eisenach); married firstly 4 December 1711 to Prince Christopher of Baden-Durlach (9 October 1684 at Karlsburg Castle – 2 May 1723 in Karlsruhe), son of Frederick VII, Margrave of Baden-Durlach (1647–1709) and his wife, Princess Augusta Maria of Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorp (1649–1728); married secondly on 29 May 1727 Philippsruhe Castle John William III, Duke of Saxe-Eisenach (17 October 1666, Friedewald – 14 January 1729 in Eisenach), son of John George I, Duke of Saxe-Eisenach (1634–1686) and his wife, Countess Johannetta of Sayn-Wittgenstein (1626–1701)
  • William Christian Reinhard (30 November 1693, Broich Castle – 1 December 1693)
  • Christian Karl Reinhard (7 July 1695, Schloss Broich – 17 November 1766, Heidenheim); married on 27 November 1726 in Mettenheim with Katharina Polyxena of Solms-Rödelheim (30 January 1702, Rödelheim – 29 March 1765, Heidenheim, Germany), daughter Count Ludwig of Solms-Rödelheim (1664–1716) and his wife, Countess Charlotte Sibylle of Ahlefeldt-Rixinger (1672–1716)
  • Johann Wilhelm Ludwig (5 April 1697, Schloss Broich – November 1742); married in 1730 to Sofie Eleonore (1710, Dabo – 19 June 1768), daughter of Count Leopold Emich of Leiningen (1685–1719) and his wife, Countess Charlotte Amalie of Leiningen (1682–1729)

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