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John Casimir of the Palatinate-Simmern

German prince

Died when: 48 years 315 days (586 months)
Star Sign: Pisces


John Casimir of the Palatinate-Simmern

John Casimir, Count Palatine of Simmern (German: Johann Casimir von Pfalz-Simmern) (7 March 1543 – 16 January [O.S. 6 January] 1592) was a German prince and a younger son of Frederick III, Elector Palatine.

A firm Calvinist, he was a leader of mercenary troops in the religious wars of the time, including the Dutch Revolt.

From 1583–1592 he acted as regent for his nephew, Elector Palatine Frederick IV.

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