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|Count Palatine of Birkenfeld-Bischweiler|
Count Palatine by Rhine, Duke in Bavaria, Count to Sponheim etc.
|Born||3 November 1598|
|Died||6 September 1654 (aged 55)|
|Noble family||House of Wittelsbach|
|Spouse(s)||Magdalene Catherine, Countess Palatine of Zweibrücken|
Maria Joanna of Helffenstein
|Father||Charles I, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld|
|Mother||Dorothea of Brunswick-Lüneburg|
Christian I (3 November 1598 – 6 September 1654) was the Duke of Birkenfeld-Bischweiler from 1600 until 1654.
Christian was born in Birkenfeld in 1598 as the youngest son of Charles I, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld. His father's lands were partitioned after his death and Christian received the territory around Bischwiller (German: Bischweiler) in Alsace. Christian died in Neuenstein in 1654 and was buried in Bischwiller.
Christian married Maria Joanna of Helffenstein (8 September 1612 – 20 August 1665), daughter of Count Rudolph V, on 28 October 1648 and had the following son:
|Ancestors of Christian I, Count Palatine of Birkenfeld-Bischweiler|
| Duke of Birkenfeld-Bischweiler
1600 – 1654