Otto, Count of Lippe-Brake
|Born||21 December 1589|
|Died||18 November 1657 (aged 67)|
|Noble family||House of Lippe|
|Spouse(s)||Margaret of Nassau-Dillenburg|
|Father||Simon VI, Count of Lippe|
|Mother||Elisabeth of Holstein-Schaumburg|
Otto was born on 21 December 1589 as the son of Count Simon VI and his wife, Elisabeth of Holstein-Schaumburg (b. 1556) was born.
When his father died in 1613, his elder brother Simon VII took up government of the country, while the youngest brother Philip I moved to Bückeburg, where he later founded the Schaumburg-Lippe line. In 1621, the county was divided again, and Otto received his own part and founded the Lippe-Brake line, which would die out in 1709.
Otto died on 18 November 1657 in Blomberg.
Marriage and issue
- Casimir (1627-1700), married in 1663 with Countess Amalie of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Homburg (1642-1683)
- Amalia (20 September 1629 – 19 August 1676), married to Count Herman Adolph of Lippe-Detmold (1616-1666)
- Sabine (1631-1684)
- Dorothea (23 February 1633 – 1706), married in 1665) with John, Count of Kunowitz (1624-1700)
- William (1634-1690), married in 1667 with Countess Ludowika Margaret of Bentheim-Tecklenburg
- Maurice (1635-1666)
- Frederick (1638-1684), married in 1674 with Sophie Louise of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck (1650-1714)
- Otillie (1639-1680), married in 1667 with Frederick, Duke of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Virneburg (1629-1683)
- George (1642-1703), married in 1691 with Marie Sauermann (d. 1696)
- Augustus (1643-1701)