Princess Henriëtte Amalia of Anhalt-Dessau

Intro Regent of Nassau-Dietz (1666-1726)
A.K.A. Henriette Amalie von Anhalt-Dessau
Was Regent
From Germany
Type Royals
Gender female
Birth 26 August 1666, Kleve, Germany
Death 18 April 1726, Diez, Germany (aged 59 years)
Star sign Virgo

Henriëtte Amalia Maria von Anhalt-Dessau (Kleve, 16 August 1666 – Dietz an der Lahn, 18 April 1726) was the daughter of John George II, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau, and Henriëtte Catharina of Nassau and the granddaughter of Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange.

Marriage and issue

She married her cousin Henry Casimir II, Prince of Nassau-Dietz, in 1683. When Henry Casimir died in 1696, she became regent for their son, John William Friso, who succeeded to his father's titles. Henriëtte Amalia van Anhalt-Dessau died in 1727, at the age of 59 and was buried in Dietz. Hendrik Casimir II and Henriëtte Amalia had nine children: William George Friso (1685–1686) John William Friso (1687–1711), married Marie Louise of Hesse-Kassel Henriëtte Albertine (1686–1754) Maria Amalia (1689–1771) Sophia Hedwig (1690–1734), married Karl Leopold, Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (26 September 1678 – 28 November 1747) on 27 May 1709 (div. 1710) Isabella Charlotte (1692–1757), married Christian of Nassau-Dillenburg (1688–1739) Johanna Agnes (1693–1765) Louise Leopoldina (1695–1758) Henriëtte Casimira (1696–1738)

Ancestry

16. Joachim Ernest, Prince of Anhalt
16. Joachim Ernest, Prince of Anhalt
8. John George I, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau
17. Agnes of Barby-Mühlingen [pt]
4. John Casimir, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau
18. John Casimir of the Palatinate-Simmern
9. Dorothea of Simmern
19. Elisabeth of Saxony
2. John George II, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau
20. William IV, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel
10. Maurice, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel
21. Sabine of Württemberg
5. Agnes of Hesse-Kassel
22. Johann VII, Count of Nassau-Siegen
11. Juliane of Nassau-Dillenburg
23. Countess Magdalena of Waldeck
1. Henriette Amalia of Anhalt-Dessau
24. William I, Count of Nassau-Dillenburg (=58)
12. William the Silent
25. Juliana of Stolberg (=59)
6. Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange
26. Gaspard II de Coligny
13. Louise de Coligny
27. Charlotte de Laval
3. Henriette Catherine of Nassau
28. Conrad of Solms-Braunfels [bg]
14. Johan Albrecht I of Solms-Braunfels [bg]
29. Elisabeth of Nassau-Dillenburg
7. Amalia of Solms-Braunfels
30. Louis I, Count of Sayn-Wittgenstein
15. Agnes of Sayn-Wittgenstein [bg]
31. Elisabeth of Solms-Laubach
16. Joachim Ernest, Prince of Anhalt
8. John George I, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau
17. Agnes of Barby-Mühlingen [pt]
4. John Casimir, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau
18. John Casimir of the Palatinate-Simmern
9. Dorothea of Simmern
19. Elisabeth of Saxony
2. John George II, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau
20. William IV, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel
10. Maurice, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel
21. Sabine of Württemberg
5. Agnes of Hesse-Kassel
22. Johann VII, Count of Nassau-Siegen
11. Juliane of Nassau-Dillenburg
23. Countess Magdalena of Waldeck
1. Henriette Amalia of Anhalt-Dessau
24. William I, Count of Nassau-Dillenburg (=58)
12. William the Silent
25. Juliana of Stolberg (=59)
6. Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange
26. Gaspard II de Coligny
13. Louise de Coligny
27. Charlotte de Laval
3. Henriette Catherine of Nassau
28. Conrad of Solms-Braunfels [bg]
14. Johan Albrecht I of Solms-Braunfels [bg]
29. Elisabeth of Nassau-Dillenburg
7. Amalia of Solms-Braunfels
30. Louis I, Count of Sayn-Wittgenstein
15. Agnes of Sayn-Wittgenstein [bg]
31. Elisabeth of Solms-Laubach
8. John George I, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau
17. Agnes of Barby-Mühlingen [pt]
4. John Casimir, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau
18. John Casimir of the Palatinate-Simmern
9. Dorothea of Simmern
19. Elisabeth of Saxony
2. John George II, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau
20. William IV, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel
10. Maurice, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel
21. Sabine of Württemberg
5. Agnes of Hesse-Kassel
22. Johann VII, Count of Nassau-Siegen
11. Juliane of Nassau-Dillenburg
23. Countess Magdalena of Waldeck
1. Henriette Amalia of Anhalt-Dessau
24. William I, Count of Nassau-Dillenburg (=58)
12. William the Silent
25. Juliana of Stolberg (=59)
6. Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange
26. Gaspard II de Coligny
13. Louise de Coligny
27. Charlotte de Laval
3. Henriette Catherine of Nassau
28. Conrad of Solms-Braunfels [bg]
14. Johan Albrecht I of Solms-Braunfels [bg]
29. Elisabeth of Nassau-Dillenburg
7. Amalia of Solms-Braunfels
30. Louis I, Count of Sayn-Wittgenstein
15. Agnes of Sayn-Wittgenstein [bg]
31. Elisabeth of Solms-Laubach

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