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Karl I, Count of Hohenzollern


Karl I of Hohenzollern 1516 in Brussels – 18 March 1576 at Sigmaringen Castle was Count of Hohenzollern from 1525 to 1575 He was Imperial Archchamberlain and chairman of the Aulic Council

Life

Karl was the eldest son of the Count Eitel Friedrich III of Hohenzollern 1494–1525 from his marriage to Johanna van Witthem d 1544, daughter of Philip, Lord of Beersel and Boutersem Karl was Imperial Archchamberlain and later chairman of the Aulic Council In 1534, he received the Counties of Sigmaringen and Veringen as imperial fiefs from Emperor Karl V

Karl married in 1537 with Anna 1512–1579, a daughter of Margrave Ernst of Baden-Durlach, with whom he had several children, among them:

  • Ferfried 1538–1556,
  • Marie 1544–1611,
  • Eitel Friedrich IV 1545–1605, later the first Count of Hohenzollern-Hechingen
  • Karl II 1547–1606, later the first Count of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen
  • Johanna 1548–1604,
  • Jacobea Marie 1549–1578 wife of Leonard V of Harrach 1542–1597,
  • Eleanor 1551–1598,
  • Christoph 1552–1592, later the first Count of Hohenzollern-Haigerloch
  • Magdalena 1553–1571, a nun in Holz,
  • Joachim 1554–1587, titular Count of Hohenzollern
  • Kunigunde 1558–1595, a nun at Inzigkofen Abbey

He had held the family possessions in a single hand since the Counts of Haigerloch had died out with the death of his cousin Jobst Nicholas II in 1558 After his death in 1576, however, they were divided His eldest son, Eitel Friedrich IV became the founder of the Hohenzollern-Hechingen line His second son, Karl II, founded the Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen The third son, Christoph, founded the Hohenzollern-Haigerloch line, which died out in 1634, with Christoph's share falling to Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen The youngest son, Joachim, received the county of Zollern This line was the first to die out, when Joachim's son Joachim Georg died in 1602

Ancestry

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External links

  • Hohenzollern family tree on the site of the Hohenzollern family business
Karl I, Count of Hohenzollern House of HohenzollernBorn: 1516 Died: 18 March 1576
Preceded by
Eitel Friedrich III
Count of Hohenzollern
1525–1576
Succeeded by
Eitel Friedrich IV
as Count of Hohenzollern-Hechingen
Succeeded by
Karl II
as Count of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen
Preceded by
Jobst Nicholas II
Count of Haigerloch
1558–1576
Succeeded by
Christoph
as Count of Hohenzollern-Haigerloch



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