Josias I, Count of Waldeck

Josias I, Count of Waldeck
Spouse(s) Marie of Barby-Mühlingen
Noble family House of Waldeck
Father Wolrad II, Count of Waldeck
Mother Anastasia Günthera of Schwarzburg-Blankenburg
Born (1554-03-18)18 March 1554
Eisenberg Castle
Died 6 August 1588(1588-08-06) (aged 34)
Eisenberg Castle
Buried Korbach

Josias I, Count of Waldeck (18 March 1554 at Eisenberg Castle – 6 August 1588 at Eisenberg Castle), was a Count of Waldeck-Eisenberg.


He was a son of Count Wolrad II of Waldeck-Eisenberg (1509–1578) and his wife Anastasia Günthera of Schwarzburg-Blankenburg (1526–1570).

He died on 6 August 1588 and was buried on 9 August in Korbach.

Marriage and issue

On 8 March 1582, he married Marie of Barby-Mühlingen (8 April 1563 – 29 December 1619), the daughter of Count Albert X of Barby-Mühlingen and his wife Marie of Anhalt-Zerbst. They had four children:

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