House of Orange-Nassau
The House of Orange-Nassau (in Dutch: Huis van Oranje-Nassau, [ˈɦœy̯s fɑn oːˈrɑɲə ˈnɑsʌu̯]), a branch of the European House of Nassau, has played a central role in the politics and government of the N...
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Dutch Revolt
The Dutch Revolt (1566 or 1568–1648) was the successful revolt of the northern, largely Protestant Seven Provinces of the Low Countries against the rule of the Roman Catholic King Philip II of Spain,...
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Eighty Years' War
The Eighty Years' War, or Dutch War of Independence (1568–1648), began as a revolt of the Seventeen Provinces against the political and religious hegemony of Philip II of Spain, the sovereign of the H...
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Rampjaar
The rampjaar ("disaster year") was the year 1672 in Dutch history. In that year, following the outbreak of the Franco-Dutch War and the Third Anglo-Dutch War, the Republic of the Seven United Province...
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Charlotte Brabantina of Nassau
Countess Charlotte Brabantina of Nassau (Antwerp, 17 September 1580 – Château-Renard, August 1631) was the fifth daughter of William the Silent and his third spouse, Charlotte of Bourbon.
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Charlotte of Bourbon
Charlotte of Bourbon (1546/1547 – 5 May 1582), was the fourth daughter of Louis, Duke of Montpensier and Jacqueline de Longwy, Countess of Bar-sur-Seine. She was the third wife of William the Silent, ...
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Prince Maurits of Orange-Nassau, van Vollenhoven
Prince Maurits Willem Pieter Hendrik of Orange-Nassau, van Vollenhoven (born 17 April 1968 in Utrecht) is the eldest son of Princess Margriet of the Netherlands and Pieter van Vollenhoven. His godpare...
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Maria Belgica of Portugal
Maria Belgica of Portugal, also known as Maria Belgica of Crato (born before 12 October 1598; died 28 July 1647), was the daughter of Manuel of Portugal, son of the self-proclaimed Portuguese king Ant...
William V, Prince of Orange
William V, Prince of Orange (Willem Batavus; 8 March 1748 – 9 April 1806) was the last Stadtholder of the Dutch Republic. He went into exile to London in 1795. He was the reigning Prince of Nassau-Ora...
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Princess of Orange
Princess of Orange is the title used by the female heirs to the Dutch throne, and for the spouses of the male heirs prior to 2002. The present Princess of Orange, Catharina-Amalia, is the first suo ju...
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Maria of Nassau (1539–1599)
Maria (Dillenburg, 18 March 1539 - Kasteel Ulft, 28 May 1599), Countess of Nassau, Katzenelnbogen, Vianden and Dietz, was a Dutch noblewoman.
She was the second daughter of William I, Count of Na...
Justinus van Nassau
Justinus van Nassau (1559 – 1631) was the only extramarital child of William of Orange. He was a Dutch army commander known for unsuccessfully defending Breda against the Spanish, and the depict...
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William IV, Prince of Orange
William IV, Prince of Orange-Nassau (Willem Karel Hendrik Friso; 1 September 1711 – 22 October 1751) was the first hereditary Stadtholder of the United Provinces.
William was born in Leeuwarden, N...
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Prince Frederick of Orange-Nassau
Frederick, Prince of Orange-Nassau (English: William George Frederick, Dutch: Willem George Frederik; 15 February 1774 – 6 January 1799) was the youngest son of William V,...
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Princess Amalia of Nassau-Dietz
Princess Amalia of Nassau-Dietz (Anna Charlotte Amalie; 23 October [O.S. 13 October] 1710 – 18 September 1777) was the wife of Frederick, Hereditary Prince of Baden-Durlach, an...
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Anna van Egmont
Anna van Egmont (March 1533 – 24 March 1558) was a wealthy Dutch heiress who became the first wife of William the Silent, Prince of Orange. Anna was born in Grave. As the only child of Maximili...
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Princess Louise of Prussia (1808–1870)
Princess Louise of Prussia (German: Luise Auguste Wilhelmine Amalie von Preußen, 1 February 1808, in Königsberg or Berlin – 6 December 1870, in Pauw Haus, Wassenaar) was the third surviving ...
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Princess Marilène of Orange-Nassau, van Vollenhoven
Princess Marie-Hélène Angela "Marilène" of Orange-Nassau, van Vollenhoven-van den Broek (legal name: Marie-Hélène Angela van Vollenhoven-van den Broek, née: van den Broek, born 4 February 1970) is the...
Union of Utrecht
The Union of Utrecht (Dutch: Unie van Utrecht) was a treaty signed on 23 January 1579 in Utrecht, the Netherlands, unifying the northern provinces of the Netherlands, until then under the control ...
William the Silent
William I, Prince of Orange (24 April 1533 – 10 July 1584), also widely known as William the Silent or William the Taciturn (translated from Dutch: Willem de Zwijger), or more commonly known as Wi...
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Princess Anita of Orange-Nassau, van Vollenhoven-van Eijk
Princess Anita Theodora of Orange-Nassau, van Vollenhoven-van Eijk (legal name Anita Theodora van Vollenhoven-van Eijk, born 27 October 1969), is the wife of Prince Pieter-Christiaan of Orange-Nassau,...
Anna Catherine of Nassau-Ottweiler
Anna Catherine of Nassau-Ottweiler (31 January 1653 in Ottweiler – 15 February 1731 in Ottweiler) was a daughter of John Louis, Count of Nassau-Ottweiler and his wife, Countess Palatine Dorothea...
Landgravine Marie Louise of Hesse-Kassel
Landgravine Marie Louise of Hesse-Kassel (7 February 1688 – 9 April 1765) was a daughter of Charles I, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel, and Maria Amalia of Courland. By her marriage to John William Friso, P...
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