Dietrich VIII, Count of Cleves

Dietrich VIII, Count of Cleves
Spouse(s) Margaret of Guelders
Maria of Jülich
Noble family House of Cleves
Father Dietrich VII, Count of Cleves
Mother Margaret of Habsburg
Born c. 1291
Died 7 July 1347(1347-07-07)

Dietrich VIII (c.1291 7 July 1347) was a German nobleman. He was Count of Cleves from 1310 through 1347.

Dietrich was the son of Dietrich VII, Count of Cleves and his second wife Margaret of Habsburg. He succeeded in 1310 his half-brother Otto, Count of Cleves who had died without sons.

Dietrich VIII married twice:

He was succeeded by his brother John.
When his brother also died without a son, the County of Cleves went to his daughter's son Adolph III of the Marck and so to the Counts of Marck.

Dietrich VIII, Count of Cleves
House of Cleves
Born: c.1291 Died: 7 July 1347
Preceded by
Count of Cleves
Succeeded by
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