George II, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt


George II, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt

George II of Hesse-Darmstadt ( _de. Georg II von Hessen-Darmstadt; March 1605 in Darmstadt-11 June 1661) was the Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt from 1626 - 1661. He was the son of Ludwig V and Magdalena von Brandenburg.

He married Sophia Eleonore of Saxony on April 1, 1627.

Children

*Ludwig VI. (1630-1678)
*Georg - married with Dorothea Augusta, Duchess of Holstein-Sonderborg - died 1676 in Itter
*Johann
*Magdalena Sybilla
*Sophia Eleonora - married with Landgrave Wilhelm Christoph of Hesse-Homburg
*Elisabeth Amalie (1635-1709) - married Philipp Wilhelm, Elector Palatine
*Luise Christine (1636-1697)
*Anna Maria
*Anna Sophia
*Amalia Juliana
*"a daughter born dead"
*Henrica Dorothea
*Augusta Philippina
*Agnes
*Marie Hedwig (1647-1680), married with Herzog Bernhard I, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen

Ancestry

He is the most recent male ancestor of both Marie Antoinette and Alexandra Fyodorovna of Hesse, and is also an ancestor of Charles, Prince of Wales.


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1= 1. George II, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt
2= 2. Louis V, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt
3= 3. Magdalena von Brandenburg
4= 4. George I, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt
5= 5. Magdalene of Lippe
6= 6. John George, Elector of Brandenburg
7= 7. Elisabeth of Anhalt-Zerbst
8= 8. Philip I, Landgrave of Hesse
9= 9. Christine of Saxony
10= 10. Bernhard VIII, Herr zur Lippe
11= 11. Katharina of Waldeck-Eisenberg
12= 12. Joachim II Hector, Elector of Brandenburg
13= 13. Magdalena of Saxony
14= 14. Joachim Ernst, Prince of Anhalt-Zerbst
15= 15. Agnes of Barby-Mühlingen
16= 16. William II, Landgrave of Hesse
17= 17. Anna of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
18= 18. George, Duke of Saxony
19= 19. Barbara of Poland
20= 20. Simon V zur Lippe
21= 21. Magdalena of Mansfeld
22= 22. Philipp III, Count of Waldeck-Eisenberg
23= 23. Anna of Cleves
24= 24. Joachim I Nestor, Elector of Brandenburg
25= 25. Elizabeth of Denmark
26= 26. George, Duke of Saxony
27= 27. Barbara of Poland
28= 28. Johann IV, Prince of Anhalt-Zerbst
29= 29. Margaret of Brandenburg
30= 30. Wolfgang I, Count of Barby
31= 31. Agnes of Mansfeld

References

* [http://www.koni.onlinehome.de/ausfuehrliche-biographien/hess-darm-lang.htm "Georg II. , Landgraf von Hessen-Darmstadt" (Biography in German)]


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