George II (Württemberg-Mömpelgard)

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Georg II of Württemberg-Mömpelgard (born October 5, 1626 in Mömpelgard ; † June 1, 1699 ibid) was Duke of Württemberg-Mömpelgard .


Georg II was a son of Duke Ludwig Friedrich von Württemberg-Mömpelgard (1586–1631) from his second marriage to Anna Eleonora (1602–1685), daughter of Count Johann Casimir von Nassau-Gleiberg (1593–1602). In 1662 he succeeded his older brother Leopold Friedrich as Duke of Württemberg-Mömpelgard.

In 1676 Mömpelgard was occupied by French troops from Louis XIV , who tried, as part of his policy of conquest, to bring Württemberg possessions on the left bank of the Rhine under his control. George fled his country; In 1684 he was given the opportunity to return, but refused to recognize the suzerainty of France. The country was therefore administered by Georg's cousin Friedrich Karl until 1698 . After his death Georg finally returned to Mömpelgard and died the following year.

Marriage and offspring

On March 9, 1648, the Duke married in Mömpelgard Anne de Coligny (1624-1680), daughter of Gaspard III. de Coligny and sister of Marshal of France Gaspard IV. de Coligny . He had the following children with her:

⚭ 1672 Duke Sylvius Friedrich von Württemberg-Oels (1651–1697)
  • Konrad Ludwig (1658-1659)
  • Anna (1660-1733)
  • Elisabeth (1665–1726)
⚭ 1689 Duke Friedrich Ferdinand of Württemberg-Weiltingen (1654–1705)
  • Hedwig (1667-1715)
  • Leopold Eberhard (1670–1723), Duke of Württemberg-Mömpelgard
⚭ 1. 1695–1714 Anna Sabine von Hedwiger, "Countess von Sponeck" (1676–1735)
⚭ 2. 1718 Elisabeth Charlotte Curie, "Frau von l'Esperance" (1684–1733)


predecessor Office successor
Leopold Friedrich Duke of Württemberg-Mömpelgard
Leopold Eberhard