Catherine (1584–1638)

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Catherine (1584–1638)

Countess Palatine. Name variations: Katarina; Catherine Vasa. Born Nov 19, 1584; died Dec 13, 1638; dau. of Charles IX, king of Sweden, and Anna Maria of the Palatinate (1561–1589); half-sister of Gustavus II Adolphus (1594–1632); aunt of Christina of Sweden (1626–1689), queen of Sweden; m. John Casimir of Zweibrücken (b. 1589), count Palatine, June 11, 1615; children: Charles X Gustavus (1622–1660), king of Sweden (r. 1654–1660); Christina Casimir (who m. Frederick of Baden-Durlach).

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