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|Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt|
|Born||15 December 1719|
|Died||6 April 1790 70) (aged|
|Spouse||Countess Palatine Caroline of Zweibrücken|
|Issue|| Caroline, Landgravine of Hesse-Homburg |
Frederica Louisa, Queen of Prussia
Louis X and I
Amalie, Hereditary Princess of Baden
Wilhelmina Louisa, Tsarevna of Russia
Louisa Augusta, Grand Duchess of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach
|Father||Louis VIII, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt|
|Mother||Countess Charlotte of Hanau-Lichtenberg|
Louis IX of Hesse-Darmstadt (German : Ludwig) (15 December 1719 – 6 April 1790) was the Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt from 1768 - 1790. He was a son of Louis VIII, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt, and Charlotte of Hanau-Lichtenberg and Müntzenberg.
He was born in Darmstadt on 15 December 1719. On 12 August 1741, Louis married Caroline, daughter of Christian III, Duke of Zweibrücken. They had three sons and five daughters, including:
In 1775, Louis married Marie Adelaide of Cheirouze, countess of Lemberg. On 6 April 1790 Louis died in Pirmasens.
|Ancestors of Louis IX, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt|
Louis I, Grand Duke of Hesse was Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt and later the first Grand Duke of Hesse and by Rhine.
Charles became ruler of the Grand Duchy of Baden as its grand duke on 11 June 1811 and reigned until his death in 1818. He was born in Karlsruhe.
Prince Friedrich Wilhelm Karl of Prussia was the son of Frederick William II of Prussia and Frederika Louisa of Hesse-Darmstadt.
Charles Louis, Hereditary Prince of Baden was heir apparent of the Margraviate of Baden.
William I, Elector of Hesse was the eldest surviving son of Frederick II, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel and Princess Mary of Great Britain, the daughter of George II.
Prince Frederick of Hesse-Kassel was a younger member of the dynasty that ruled the Landgraviate of Hesse-Kassel and a Danish general.
Louis VIII was the Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt from 1739 to 1768. He was the son of Ernest Louis, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt and Margravine [[Dorothea Charlotte of Brandenburg-Ansbach.
Prince Georg Donatus, Hereditary Grand Duke of Hesse was the first child of Ernest Louis, Grand Duke of Hesse, and his second wife, Princess Eleonore of Solms-Hohensolms-Lich. He was a nephew of Empress Alexandra and Emperor Nicholas II of Russia.
Prince Frederick Louis Charles of Prussia was the second son and third child of Frederick William II of Prussia and Frederika Louisa of Hesse-Darmstadt.
Princess Augusta Wilhelmine of Hesse-Darmstadt was Duchess consort of Zweibrücken by marriage to Maximilian, Duke of Zweibrücken, and the mother of King Ludwig I of Bavaria.
Caroline of the Palatinate-Zweibrücken was Landgravine of Hesse-Darmstadt by marriage to Louis IX, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt. She was famed as one of the most learned women of her time and known as The Great Landgräfin.
Princess Friederike Caroline Luise of Hesse-Darmstadt was a member of the House of Hesse and by marriage a Duchess of Mecklenburg-Strelitz.
Princess and Landgravine Louise of Hesse-Darmstadt was a German princess. She was the daughter of Louis IX, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt. On 3 October 1775 she married duke Charles Augustus of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach and as such a member of the court sphere of Weimar Classicism. She was held to be serious and introverted but also compassionate and sympathetic, in the aftermath of the Battle of Jena which guaranteed her part in the later "myth of Weimar" ("Weimarmythos").
Maximilian of Hesse-Kassel was a prince of Hesse-Kassel and a Generalfeldzeugmeister, Generalfeldmarschall and finally Reichsgeneralfeldmarschall in the army of the Holy Roman Empire.
Friederike Charlotte of Hessen-Darmstadt was a princess of Hesse-Darmstadt and through her marriage a princess of Hesse-Kassel
Caroline of Hesse-Darmstadt was Landgravine consort of Hesse-Homburg by marriage to Frederick V, Landgrave of Hesse-Homburg. She had seven siblings who survived to adulthood and intermarried with most prestigious families.
Frederick V Louis William Christian, Landgrave of Hesse-Homburg was from 1751 to his death landgrave of Hesse-Homburg.
Louise Henriette Karoline of Hesse-Darmstadt, was the first Grand Duchess of Hesse and by Rhine by marriage.
The royal descendants of John William Friso, Prince of Orange currently occupy all the hereditary European royal thrones, with Friso and his wife, Landgravine Marie Louise of Hesse-Kassel, being the most recent common ancestors of all the European monarchs. Due to the intermarriage of the European royal houses, many monarchs are descended from Friso in more than one way. Through history, Friso has also been the ancestor of many monarchs whose thrones no longer exist.
Louis IX, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt
Cadet branch of the House of HesseBorn: 15 December 1719 Died: 6 April 1790
| Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt |
as Grand Duke of
Hesse and by Rhine