Regents,Rulers andRelations of the Rhine Princes

Updated 28 August 2011.



Abbreviations used:
b = brother of, d = daughter of, m = married to (year), s = son of,
gs = grandson of, ggs = great grandson; † = died; ‡ = buried.

No. Ruled Ruler's name and relations
Spouse's name and relations
001 1214-1227 Ludwig I;
Count of Palatinate of the Rhine;
020 1583-1610 Friederich IV;

s(019); * 05/03 1574; † 09/09 1610;
Prince of the Palatinate from 1583;

Luise Juliane; * 31/03 1576; m 1593; † 15/03 1644; d of Orange Nassau;
children :
1.   Luise Juliane; * 16/07 1594; † 28/04 1640;
   m 1612 Count Palatine Johnn II of Zweibrücken; * 1584; † 1635:
2.   Katharina Sofie; * 10/06 1595; † 28/06 1626;
3.   Friederich (021); * 16/08 1596; † 29/11 1632;
4.   Elisabeth Charlotte; * 19/11 1597; † 26/04 1660;
   m 24/07 1616 Georg William of Brandenburg, Elector; * 1595; † 01/12 1640;
5.   Anna Eleonora; * 04/01 1599; † 10/10 1600;
6.   Louis William; * 05/08 1600; † 10/10 1601;
7.   Moritz Christian; * 18/09 1601; † 28/03 1605;
8.   Louis Philipp Count of Palatine for Simmern-Kaiserslautern; * 23/11 1602; † 06/01 1655;
   m 1631 Marie Eleonora of Brandenburg; * 01/04 1607; † 18/02 1675;
     they got seven children;
021 1610-1623 Frederick V;
s(020); 16 or 26/08 1596; † 29/11 1632;
King of Bohemia from 1619-1620;
Count Palatine of the Rhine;

Elizabeth; * 19/08 1596; m 14/02 1613; † 13/02 1662; d James I of England;
children :
  1.   Elisabeth; * 26/12 1617; † 11/02 1680; Abbess at Herford;
  2.   Heinrich Friedrich; * 02/01 1614; † 00/01 1629;
  3.   Charles I Louis; * 01/01 1618; † 28/08 1680;
   more marriages and 17 children;
  4.   Ruprecht = Rupert; * 17/12 1619; † 29/11 1682; ‡ Westminster London;
   Prince Rupert participated in the British wars 1640-1670;
  5.   Moritz; * 06/01 1621; † 1653 drowned at sea;
  6.   Luise Hollandine; * 17/04 1622; † 11/02 1709; Abbess;
  7.   Louis = Ludwig; * 21/08 1623; † 24/12 1624;
  8.   Edward = Eduard; * 06/10 1624; † 13/03 1663;
   m 24/04 1645 Anna Gonzaga; * 1616; † 1684; they got 4 children;
  9.   Henriette Marie; * 17/07 1626; † 18/09 1651;
   m 1651 Prince Sigismund Rakoczi of Siebenbürgen;
10.   Philipp; * 16/09 1627; † 16/12 1650;
11.   Charlotte; * 19/12 1628; † 23/01 1631;
12.   Sophia; * 14/10 1630; † 08/06 1714;
   m 30/09 1658 Ernest August, Elector of Hanover, * 30/11 1629; † 02/02 1698;
     they got:
     a) George I of England;
13.   Gustav Adolf; * 04/01 1632; † 09/01 1641;
024 1685-1690 Philip William;
Descendant of the Wittelsbach line;

children:
1.   John William (025);
2.   Charles Philip (026);



Opdateret d. 28.8.2011.
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