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House of Salm

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House of Salm

The House of Salm was a noble family originating in the Belgian Ardennes and ruling Salm. It is above all known for the experiences of the branch which came to be located in the Vosges Mountains and over time came to rule over a principality whose capital was Badonviller then Senones.

Its notable members were the counts of Salm en Ardenne, advocati of the abbaye Saint-Pierre at Senones, counts of Salm en Vosges, governors of Nancy, marshals of Lorraine, marshals of Bar, princes of the Holy Roman Empire and sovereign princes of the Principality of Salm-Salm.


The first counts of Salm

Two branches

Family tree

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