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Otto Henry (22 July 1556 - 29 August 1604) was the Count Palatine of Sulzbach from 1569 until 1604.

Life[]

Otto Henry was born in Amberg in 1556 as one of five sons of Wolfgang, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken. After his father's death in 1569, his lands were partitioned between Otto Henry and his four brothers - Otto Henry received the territory around Sulzbach-Rosenberg. Otto Henry died in Sulzbach in 1604 and was buried in Lauingen. Without any surviving sons, Sulzbach was inherited by his brother Philip Louis of Palatinate-Neuburg.

Marriage[]

Otto Henry married Maria Dorothea of Württemberg (3 September 1559 - 23 March 1639), daughter of Duke Christopher, on 25 November 1582 and had the following children:

  1. Louis (6 January (1584 - 12 March 1584)
  2. Anne Elizabeth (19 January 1585 - 18 April 1585)
  3. George Frederick (15 March 1587 - 25 April 1587)
  4. Dorothea Sophie (10 March 1588 - 24 September 1607)
  5. Sabine (25 February 1589 - 1 September 1645)
  6. Otto George (9 April 1590 - 20 May 1590)
  7. Susanne (6 June 1591 - 21 February 1661)
  8. Marie Elizabeth (5 April 1593 - 23 February 1594)
  9. Anne Sybille (10 May 1594 - 10 December 1594)
  10. Anne Sophie (6 December 1595 - 21 April 1596)
  11. Magdalena Sabine (6 December 1595 - 18 February 1596)
  12. Dorothea Ursula (2 September 1597 - 25 March 1598)
  13. Frederick Christian (19 January 1600 - 25 March 1600)



Preceded by:

Otto Henry

Succeeded by:

Wolfgang of Palatinate-Zweibrücken Count Palatine of Sulzbach
1569 - 1604
Philip Louis of Palatinate-Neuburg
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