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Otto II of Nassau

Count of nassau-dillenburg and nassau-siegen
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Date of birth
Date of death 1350
Family
Spouse: Adelaide of Vianden
Children: John I, Count of Nassau-Dillenburg
Brother(s): Henry I Count of Nassau-Beilstein
Father: Henry, Count of Nassau in Siegen
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Biography

Otto II of Nassau (c. 1305 – 1351) was a German nobleman. He was a Count of Nassau-Dillenburg in Siegen and Dillenburg, and was a son of Count Heinrich of Nassau and Adelheid of Heinsberg.

Otto married Adelheid of Vianden, daughter of Philip of Vianden and Adelheid of Arnsberg. They had four children:

  • Adelheid of Nassau, who became a nun at Keppel, and later became an Abbess.
  • Johan I of Nassau who married Margareta von der Marck.
  • Heinrich "the Swashbuckler" (died 5 September 1402 in Kassel) became a Canon at the Cologne Cathedral.
  • Otto of Nassau, first a canon and provost of St. Moritz at Mainz, and later canon at Cologne and Mainz cathedrals.
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