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Adolph John I, Count Palatine of Kleeburg

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Name  Adolph I,

Adolph John I, Count Palatine of Kleeburg
Died  October 14, 1689, Soderkoping, Sweden
Parents  John Casimir, Count Palatine of Kleeburg
Children  Gustav, Duke of Zweibrucken, Adolph John II, Count Palatine of Kleeburg
Grandparents  Magdalene of Julich-Cleves-Berg, John I, Count Palatine of Zweibrucken
Great-grandparents  William, Duke of Julich-Cleves-Berg
Similar People  Christina Magdalena of the Pal, Charles X Gustav of Sweden, Charles IX of Sweden, Maria of the Palatinate‑Simmern

Adolph John I (German: Adolf Johann I., Swedish: Adolf Johan) (21 October 1629 – 24 October 1689) was Count Palatine of Kleeburg from 1654 until 1689 and was considered Prince of Sweden until 1660.

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Life

Adolph John was born in Stegeborg Castle, Sweden (now in Söderköping Municipality) in 1629 as the youngest son of John Casimir, Count Palatine of Kleeburg and Swedish Princess Catherine. He was Duke of Stegeborg after his elder brother Carl Gustav became the King of Sweden. At that time, he also obtained the County Palatine of Kleeburg.

Marriage

Adolph John married Countess Elizabeth Beatrice Brahe (31 August 1629 – 7 September 1653) on 19 June 1649 and had the following son:

  1. Gustavus Adolph (9 March 1652 – 1 August 1652)

Adolph John married Countess Elsa Elizabeth Brahe (29 January 1632 – 24 February 1689), daughter of Count Nicholas Brahe af Wisingsborg and had the following children:

  1. Catherine (10 December 1661 – 27 May 1720)
  2. Maria Elizabeth Louise (16 April 1663 – 23 January 1748)
  3. Charles John (15 September 1664 – 10 December 1664)
  4. John Casimir (4 September 1665 – 29 May 1666)
  5. Adolph John (21 August 1666 – 27 April 1701)
  6. Gustavus Casimir (29 June 1667 – 21 August 1669)
  7. Christina Magdalena (4 April 1669 – 21 June 1670)
  8. Gustavus Samuel Leopold (12 April 1670 – 17 September 1731)
  9. unnamed (12 December 1671)

References

Adolph John I, Count Palatine of Kleeburg Wikipedia


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