George I, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt
|Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt|
George I of Hesse-Darmstadt
|Spouse||Magdalene of Lippe
Eleonore of Württemburg
Louis V, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt
Philip III, Landgrave of Hesse-Butzbach
Frederick I, Landgrave of Hesse-Homburg
|House||House of Hesse-Darmstadt|
|Father||Philip I, Landgrave of Hesse|
|Mother||Christine of Saxony|
|Born||10 September 1547
|Died||7 February 1596
Following his father's death in 1567 Hesse was divided between his four sons. George I received the upper County of Katzenelnbogen and selected Darmstadt as his residence. He died on 7 February 1596 and the Landgraviate was passed to his son Louis.
On 17 August 1572, he married Magdalene of Lippe (1552–1587). They had 10 children.
On 25 May 1589, he married Eleonore, duchess of Württemberg (1552–1618). They had 12 children.
|Ancestors of George I, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt|
George I, Landgrave of Hesse-DarmstadtBorn: 10 September 1547 Died: 7 February 1596
Philip I of Hesse
|Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt
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