Maurice, Prince of Orange

Maurice of Nassau (Dutch: Maurits van Oranje; 14 November 1567 – 23 April 1625) was sovereign Prince of Orange from 1618, on the death of his eldest half brother, Philip William, Prince of Orange, (1554–1618). Maurice was stadtholder of the United Provinces of the Netherlands (except in the province of Friesland) from earliest 1585 until his death in 1625.

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  • Austin Dobson footnote.
  • Wikipedia for background, portrait