Anna Elisabeth zu Sayn was born 1 February 1572 to Hermann zu Sayn (1543-1588) and Elisabeth von Erbach-Erbach (1542-1598) and died 11 March 1608 of unspecified causes. She married Wilhelm II. zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Hachenburg (1569-1623) 1 June 1591 . Notable ancestors include Henry II of England (1133-1189), William I of England (1027-1087), Charlemagne (747-814), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Alfred the Great (849-899). Ancestors are from Germany, the Netherlands, France, the United Kingdom, Belgium, Russia, Ukraine, Italy, Belarus, the Czech Republic, Spain, Hungary, Switzerland, England, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire, Sweden, Canaan, Portugal.

She was heiress of the County of Sayn, carrying the title into the junior branch.


Offspring of Wilhelm II. zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Hachenburg and Anna Elisabeth zu Sayn (1572-1608)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Ernst zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Sayn (1594-1632) 1594 1632 Luise Juliane von Erbach-Erbach (1603-1670)

Johannette zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Hachenburg (1604-1666)

Common ancestors of Anna Elisabeth zu Sayn (1572-1608) and Wilhelm II. zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Hachenburg (1569-1623)

  1. Anna von Katzenelnbogen (1443-1494)
  2. Elisabeth von Hessen (1466-1523)
  3. Heinrich III. von Hessen-Marburg (1440-1483)
  4. Johann von Nassau-Dillenburg (1410-1475)
  5. Johann von Nassau-Dillenburg (1455-1516)
  6. Maria von Loon-Heinsberg (1426-1502)

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