Wilhelm I, Count of Schwarzburg-Frankenhausen

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Count of Schwarzburg-Frankenhausen Wilhelm I - natal chart (Placidus)
Count of Schwarzburg-Frankenhausen Wilhelm I
natal chart (Placidus)
natal chart English style (Equal houses)
Wilhelm I, Count of Schwarzburg-Frankenhausen Gender: M
born on 4 October 1534 Jul.Cal. (14 Oct 1534 greg.) at 13:30 (= 1:30 PM )
Place Sondershausen, Germany, 51n22, 10e52
Timezone LMT m10e52 (is local mean time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 20°24' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 08°22 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 11°41'

Count of Schwarzburg-Frankenhausen Wilhelm I


German nobleman, the ruling Count of Schwarzburg-Frankenhausen from 1571 until his death on 30 September 1597 in Straußberg, which is today part of Sondershausen. He was the founder of the Schwarzburg-Frankenhausen line.

He was the son of Count Günther XL of Schwarzburg (1490–1552), nicknamed the Rich or Günther with the fat mouth, and his wife, Countess Elisabeth (d. 14 May 1572). He was raised as a Christian and became a pious, God-fearing, strictly Lutheran man. Married twice, he had no children.

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  • Death, Cause unspecified 30 September 1597 Jul.Cal. (10 Oct 1597 greg.) (Age 62)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes "Diplomataria et scriptores historiae Germanicae medii aevi" by Georges Christoph Kreysig, Buder (Typis et sumtibus Pauli Emanuel Richteri, 1753), p. 693: "Von Graff Wilhelmen des Nahmens den I. Graffen zu Schwartzburg, Arnstadt und Sondershausen ... Ist gebohren zu Sondershausen, im Jahr 1534. Sonntags Francifei, war der 4. Octobr zwischen ein und zwey Uhren Nachmittags."

Translation: Count Wilhelm of Schwartzburg, Arnstadt and Sondershausen ... was born at Sondershausen in 1534 on Sunday Francifei, the fourth of October between one and two o'clock in the afternoon.

Note: 4 Oct. 1534 OS was a Sunday.


  • Notable : Famous : Royal family (House of Schwarzburg)