Count of Lippe-Detmold
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Herman Adolph, Count of Lippe-Detmold (1616–1666) was a ruler of the county of Lippe.
He was the son Count Simon VII and his wife, Countess Anna Catherine of Nassau-Wiesbaden-Idstein (1590 -1622).
In 1659 he completed the expansion of the castle at Horn-Bad Meinberg with a splendid baroque entrance gate. The coat of arms of Herman Adolph and his wife can still be seen above this gate.
From 1663 to 1664, he fought in the 4th Austrian-Turkish war, leading a company of 140 soldiers. His soldiers returned to Lippe after the Peace of Vasvár.
In 1648, he married Countess Ernestine of Ysenburg-Büdingen-Birstein (9 February 1614 – 5 December 1665) from Offenbach. They had four children:
After the death of Ernestine's on 5 December 1665, he married in 1666 Countess Amalia of Lippe-Brake (20 September 1629 – 19 August 1676). This marriage remained childless.