Prince Nikolaus Wilhelm of Nassau (Redirected from Nikolaus Wilhelm of Nassau)

Prince Nikolaus Wilhelm
Born(1832-09-20)20 September 1832
Died17 September 1905(1905-09-17) (aged 72)
(m. 1868)
IssueSophie, Countess of Torby
Countess Alexandrine of Merenberg
Count Georg Nikolaus of Merenberg
HouseHouse of Nassau-Weilburg
FatherWilliam, Duke of Nassau
MotherPrincess Pauline of Württemberg
Natalia Alexandrovna Pushkina, Countess of Merenberg. One of the most charming women of her time

Prince Nikolaus Wilhelm of Nassau (20 September 1832 – 17 September 1905), was the only son of William, Duke of Nassau by his second wife Princess Pauline of Württemberg.

Marriage and issue

He married morganatically in London on 1 July 1868 with Natalia Alexandrovna Pushkina (Saint Petersburg, 4 June 1836 – Cannes, 23 March 1913). She was the youngest child of Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin and his wife, Natalia Nikolayevna Goncharova, and a descendant of Abram Petrovich Gannibal and Petro Doroshenko, Hetman of Ukrainian Cossacks, in turn grandson of Mykhailo Doroshenko. She was divorced from Russian General Mikhail Leontievich von Dubelt, by whom she had a daughter. In 1868, Prince Nikolaus Wilhelm's sister Princess Helena of Nassau's husband George Victor, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont granted Natalia the title Countess von Merenberg.

They had three children:

Honours and awards


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