Maurice of Nassau
biographical name 1567-1625 Prince of Orange Dutch general & statesman

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  • Maurice of Nassau — Prince of Orange 1567 1625; Du. statesman & military leader * * * Dutch in full Maurits, prince van Oranje, count van Nassau born Nov. 13, 1567, Dillenburg, Nassau died April 23, 1625, The Hague Dutch general and statesman. The son of William I… …   Universalium

  • Maurice of Nassau — Prince of Orange 1567 1625; Du. statesman & military leader …   English World dictionary

  • MAURICE OF NASSAU —    Prince of Orange; one of the most famous generals of modern times, son of William the Silent, on whose assassination he was elected Stadtholder, and became by his prowess the liberator of the United Provinces from the yoke of Spain; his name… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Maurice of Nassau — Mau′rice of Nas′sau [[t]ˈmɔr ɪs, ˈmɒr , mɔˈris[/t]] n. big 1567–1625, Dutch statesman …   From formal English to slang

  • Maurice of Nassau, Prince of Orange — Maurice of Nassau Prince of Orange Prince of Orange In office 1618–1625 Preceded by …   Wikipedia

  • John Maurice of Nassau — Dutch Johan Maurits van Nassau born June 17, 1604, Dillenburg, Nassau died Dec. 20, 1679, Cleves, Brandenburg Dutch colonial governor and military commander. He fought after 1621 in the campaigns of his cousin Frederick Henry, prince of Orange,… …   Universalium

  • Maurice (Maurits), Count of Nassau — (1567–1625)    This son of William I of Orange was appointed stadtholder of the ma jority of the northern provinces in 1585, along with his cousin Willem Lodewijk (in the provinces of Frisia and Groningen, from 1584–1620). After the departure of… …   Historical Dictionary of the Netherlands

  • House of Nassau — This article is about the European aristocratic dynasty. For the former state ruled by this family, the Countship and later Duchy of Nassau, see Nassau (state). For other uses, see Nassau (disambiguation) Coat of arms of the House of Nassau… …   Wikipedia

  • Emilia of Nassau — Countess Emilia of Nassau (Cologne, April 101569 Geneva, March 161629) was the youngest daughter of William the Silent and his second wife Anna of Saxony. BiographyEmilia is named after Amalia of Neuenahr, who was in charge of her mother s… …   Wikipedia

  • Elisabeth of Nassau — Countess Elisabeth of Nassau ( Maria Elisabeth ) (Middelburg, 26 April 1577 Sedan, 3 September 1642) was the second daughter of prince William of Orange and his third spouse Charlotte of Bourbon. BiographyAfter her father was murdered in 1584,… …   Wikipedia

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