Charles William (9 November 1735 – 17 May 1803) was Prince of Nassau-Usingen from 1775 until his death. From 1797 until his death, he was also titular Prince of Nassau-Saarbrücken, however, Nassau-Saarbrücken was occupied by France during that period. He was born in Usingen, the eldest son of Prince Charles of Nassau-Usingen and ...
- Christina Wilhelmina of Saxe-Eisenach
- 17 May 1803 (aged 67), Biebrich
- 9 November 1735, Usingen
- Charles, Prince of Nassau-Usingen
Charles William was Prince of Nassau-Usingen from 1775 until his death. From 1797 until his death, he was also titular Prince of Nassau-Saarbrücken, however, Nassau-Saarbrücken was occupied by France during that period.
Charles, Prince of Nassau-Usingen (31 December 1712 – 21 June 1775), was Prince of Nassau-Usingen from 1718 to 1775. Family [ edit ] Charles was born in Usingen , the son of William Henry of Nassau-Usingen and Countess Charlotte Amalia of Nassau-Dillenburg .
- 31 December 1712, Usingen
- William Henry, Prince of Nassau-Usingen
- 21 June 1775 (aged 62), Biebrich
- Countess Charlotte Amalia of Nassau-Dillenburg
- Marriage and Issue
- Military Career
William Henry was the son of Prince Walrad of Nassau-Usingen and his wife, Catherine Françoise, comtesse de Croÿ-Roeulx
William Henry married on 15 April 1706 Charlotte Amalia (1680–1738), a daughter of Henry, Prince of Nassau-Dillenburg. They had nine children; five children died within the first year: Henry (1708–1708), Amélie (1709–1709), William (1710–1710), Louis (1714–1714) and Johanna (1715–1716). Four children reached adulthood: 1. Françoise (1707–1750) 2. C...
In 1707, William Henry founded the village of Wilhemsdorf, which was named after him. It was annexed by neighbouring Usingenin 1972.
Like his father, William Henry had a career in the Dutch army. In 1691, he became a captain. From 1701 to 1707, he was colonel of the Walloon Regiment. He was wounded in the Battle of Ekerenon 30 June 1703.
- Catherine Françoise, comtesse de Croÿ-Roeulx
- 14 February 1718 (aged 33), Usingen
- 2 May 1684, 's-Hertogenbosch
- Walrad, Prince of Nassau-Usingen
However, Frederick William died from a fall on the stairs at Schloss Weilburg on 9 January 1816, and it was his son William who became duke of a unified Nassau. The title has been carried in pretense by Prince Frederick August's half-brother Karl Philip's line.
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Charles William of Nassau-Usingen. Prince of Nassau-Usingen (1775-1803) Upload media. Wikipedia. Name in native language. Karl Wilhelm von Nassau-Usingen. Date of birth. 9 November 1735. Usingen.