List of Hessian consorts

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This is a list of the Landgravine, Electress and Grand Duchess of Hesse, the consorts of the Landgrave of Hesse and its successor states; and finally of the Electors and Grand Dukes of Hesse.

Hesse[edit]

Landgravine of Hesse (1264–1567)[edit]

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Landgravine Ceased to be Landgravine Death Husband
Brunswick-Lüneburg Arms.svg Adelheid of Brunswick Otto I, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg
(Welf)
1244 before 26 March 1263 1264
husband's ascession
12 June 1274 Henry I
Cleves Arms.svg Mechthild of Cleves Dietrich VI, Count of Cleves
(Cleves)
- before 26 February 1276 21 December 1308
husband's death
21 December 1309
Ravensberg Arms.svg Adelheid of Ravensberg Otto III, Count of Ravensberg
(Ravensberg)
- 1297 21 December 1308
husband's ascession
17 January 1328
husband's death
after 3 April 1338 Otto I
Brunswick-Lüneburg Arms.svg Adelheid of Brunswick Albert II, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg
(Welf)
25 March 1290 July 1306 21 December 1308
husband's ascession
16/22 February 1311
husband's death
14 February/2 October 1311 John
of
Lower Hesse
Coat of arms of Thuringia.svg Elisabeth of Thuringia Frederick I, Landgrave of Thuringia
(Wettin)
1306 3 February 1318
or
25 September 1320
17 January 1328
husband's ascession
before 1340
divorce
1368, before 10 November Henry II
Nassau Arms.svg Joanna of Nassau-Weilburg John I, Count of Nassau-Weilburg
(Nassau)
1362 30 January/11 February 1377 1 January 1383 Hermann II
Margaret of Nürnberg Frederick V, Burgrave of Nuremberg
(Hohenzollern)
1363 15 October 1383 15 January 1406
Coat of arms of Saxony.svg Anna of Saxony Frederick I, Elector of Saxony
(Wettin)
5 June 1420 13 September 1436 17 January 1458
husband's death
17 September 1462 Louis I

Lower Hesse (Kassel)[edit]

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Landgravine Ceased to be Landgravine Death Husband
Wuerttemberg Arms.svg Mechthild of Württemberg Ludwig I, Count of Württemberg-Urach
(Württemberg)
1436 18 August 1454 8 November 1471
husband's death
6 June 1495 Louis II
Brunswick-Lüneburg Arms.svg Anna of Brunswick William IV, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg
(Welf)
1460 17 February 1488 3 June 1493
husband's abdication
16 May 1520 William I
Armoiries Comtes Lorraine-Vaudémont.svg Yolande of Vaudémont Frederick II of Vaudémont
(Lorraine)
- 9 November 1497 21 May 1500 William II
Anna of Mecklenburg-Schwerin Magnus II, Duke of Mecklenburg
(Mecklenburg)
14 September 1485 20 October 1500 11 July 1509
husband's death
12 May 1525

Upper Hesse (Marburg)[edit]

The only Landgravine of Upper Hesse was Anna of Katzenelnbogen (1443–1494) who married Henry III in 1458. One could say that Anna of Brunswick was a Landgravine of Upper Hesse when it was united with Lower Hesse after 1500.

Landgravine of Hesse (1500–1567)[edit]

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Landgravine Ceased to be Landgravine Death Husband
ChristenSachsenHessen.jpg Christine of Saxony George, Duke of Saxony
(Wettin)
25 December 1505 11 December 1523 15 April 1549 Philip I

Hesse-Kassel[edit]

Landgravine of Hesse-Kassel (1567–1803)[edit]

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Landgravine Ceased to be Landgravine Death Husband
Sabina of Württemberg.jpg Sabine of Württemberg Christoph, Duke of Württemberg
(Württemberg)
2 July 1549 11 February 1566 31 March 1567
husband's accession
17 August 1582 William IV
Agnes of Solms-Laubach.jpg Agnes of Solms-Laubach John George, Count of Solms-Laubach
(Solms-Laubach)
7 January 1578 23 September 1593 23 November 1602 Maurice
1587 Juliane von Nassau-Dillenburg.jpg Juliane of Nassau-Dillenburg John VII, Count of Nassau
(Nassau-Siegen)
3 September 1587 22 May 1603 1627
husband's abdication
15 February 1643
Amelia Elisabeth Landgräfin von Hessen-Kassel.jpg Amalie Elisabeth of Hanau-Münzenberg Philip Louis II, Count of Hanau-Münzenberg
(Hanau)
29 January 1602 21 September 1619 1627
husband's accession
21 September 1637
husband's death
26 June 1683 William V
Hedvig Sofia de Brandemburgo.jpg Hedwig Sophie of Brandenburg George William, Elector of Brandenburg
(Hohenzollern)
14 July 1623 9/19 July 1649 16 July 1663
husband's death
26 June 1683 William VI
Maria Amália da Curlândia.jpg Maria Amalia of Courland Jacob Kettler, Duke of Courland
(Kettler)
12 June 1653 21 May 1673 16 June 1711 Charles I
Ulrika Eleonora.jpg Ulrika Eleonora of Sweden Charles XI of Sweden
(Palatinate-Zweibrücken)
23 January 1688 4/15 May 1715 23 March 1730
husband's accession
24 November 1741 Frederick I
Mary of Great Britain Tischbein.jpg Mary of Great Britain George II of Great Britain
(Hanover)
5 March 1723 28 June 1740 1 February 1760
husband's accession
14 January 1772 Frederick II
PhilippineSchwedtKassel.jpg Philippine of Brandenburg-Schwedt Frederick William, Margrave of Brandenburg-Schwedt
(Hohenzollern)
10 October 1745 10 January 1773 31 October 1785
husband's death
May 1800
1747 Wilhelmine.jpg Wilhelmina Caroline of Denmark Frederick V of Denmark
(Oldenburg)
10 July 1747 1 September 1764 31 October 1785
husband's accession
15 May 1803
raised to Electress
14 January 1820 William IX

Landgravine of Hesse-Rotenburg (1627–1834)[edit]

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Landgravine Ceased to be Landgravine Death Husband
Waldeck-Wildungen.PNG Sophie Juliane of Waldeck Christian, Count of Waldeck-Wildungen
(Waldeck-Wildungen)
1 April 1607 31 December 1633 15 September 1637 Herman IV
Blason Duché d'Anhalt.svg Kunigunde Juliane of Anhalt-Dessau John George I, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau
(Ascania)
17 February 1608 2 January 1642 25 March 1658
husband's death
26 September 1683
Solms-Lich-Hohensolms.PNG Eleonora of Solms-Lich Philip I, Count of Solms-Lich-Hohensolms
(Solms-Lich-Hohensolms)
6 December 1632 1647 25 March 1658
husband's accession
2 August 1689 Ernest
Löwenstein-Wertheim-count.PNG Eleonore of Löwenstein-Wertheim Maximilian Karl Albert, Prince of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rochefort
(Löwenstein-Wertheim)
16 February 1686 9 November 1704 20 November 1725
husband's ascession
29 November 1749
husband's death
22 February 1753 Ernest Leopold
Blason Starhemberg.svg Sophia of Starhemberg Conrad Sigismund, Count of Starhemberg
(Starhemberg)
17/28 October 1722 25 August 1745 29 November 1749
husband's ascession
12 December 1773 Constantine
Jeanne of Bombelles Joseph Henri, Comte de Bombelles, Baron de la Motte-Saint-Lié 22 October 1751 27 May 1775 30 December 1778
husband's death
28 November 1822
Staatswappen-Liechtensteins.svg Leopoldine of Liechtenstein Franz Joseph I, Prince of Liechtenstein
(Liechtenstein)
30 January 1754 1 September 1771 30 December 1778
husband's accession
23 March 1812
husband's death
16 October 1823 Charles Emmanuel
Hohenlohe-prince.PNG Elisabeth of Hohenlohe-Langenburg Karl Ludwig, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
(Hohenlohe-Langenburg)
22 November 1790 10 September 1812 6 October 1830 Victor Amadeus
Salm-Reifferscheid-1700.png Eleonora of Salm-Reifferscheidt-Krautheim Franz, Prince of Salm-Reifferscheidt-Krautheim
(Salm-Reifferscheidt-Krautheim)
13 July 1799 19 November 1831 12 November 1834
husband's death
10 November 1851

Landgravine of Hesse-Eschwege (1627–1667)[edit]

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Landgravine Ceased to be Landgravine Death Husband
EleanorHesseEschwege.jpg Eleonora Catherine of the Palatinate-Zweibrücken John Casimir, Count Palatine of Kleeburg
(Palatinate-Zweibrücken)
17 May 1626 8 September 1646 24 September 1655
husband's death
3 March 1692 Frederick (Hesse-Eschwege)
Solms-Lich-Hohensolms.PNG Eleonora of Solms-Lich Philip I, Count of Solms-Lich-Hohensolms
(Solms-Lich-Hohensolms)
6 December 1632 1647 24 September 1655
husband's accession
1667
?
2 August 1689 Ernest
Name is eventually changed to Hesse-Wanfried.

Landgravine of Hesse-Rheinfels (1627–1658)[edit]

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Landgravine Ceased to be Landgravine Death Husband
Solms-Lich-Hohensolms.PNG Eleonora of Solms-Lich Philip I, Count of Solms-Lich-Hohensolms
(Solms-Lich-Hohensolms)
6 December 1632 1647 25 March 1658
Inherits Rotenburg
2 August 1689 Ernest

Landgravine of Hesse-Wanfried (1676–1755)[edit]

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Landgravine Ceased to be Landgravine Death Husband
Salm-Reifferscheid-1455.png Sophie Magdalene of Salm-Reifferscheid Erich Adolf, Count of Salm-Reifferscheid
(Salm-Reifferscheid)
17 June 1649 24 January 1669 1676
Wanfried created
4/14 April 1675 Charles
Juliane Alexandrine of Leiningen-Heidesheim Emich XIII, Count of Leiningen-Heidesheim
(Leiningen-Heidesheim)
21 August 1651 4 June 1678 19 April 1703
Ernestine of the Palatinate-Sulzbach Theodore Eustace, Count Palatine of Sulzbach
(Wittelsbach)
15 May 1697 19 September 1719 1 April 1731
husband's death
14 April 1775 William
Hohenlohe-Bartenstein.PNG Marie Franziska of Hohenlohe-Bartenstein Philipp Carl Caspar, Count of Hohenlohe-Bartenstein
(Hohenlohe-Bartenstein)
17 August 1698 11 August 1731 21 October 1755
husband's death
11 December 1757 Christian

Landgravine of Hesse-Philippsthal (1663–1866)[edit]

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Landgravine Ceased to be Landgravine Death Husband
Solms-1407.PNG Catherine Amalie of Solms-Laubach Charles Otto, Count of Solms-Laubach
(Solms)
26 September 1654 16 April 1680 18 June 1721
husband's death
26 April 1736 Philip
Coat of arms of Saxony.svg Caroline of Saxe-Eisenach John William III, Duke of Saxe-Eisenach
(Wettin)
15 April 1699 24 November 1725 25 July 1743 Charles I
Coat of arms of Hesse.svg Ulrike Eleonore of Hesse-Philippsthal-Barchfeld William, Landgrave of Hesse-Philippsthal-Barchfeld
(Hesse)
27 April 1732 22 June 1755 8 May 1770
husband's accession
2 February 1795 William
Coat of arms of Hesse.svg Caroline of Hesse-Philippsthal Charles, Hereditary Prince of Hesse-Philippsthal
(Hesse)
10 February 1793 17 February 1812 16 February 1816
husband's accession
25 December 1849
husband's death
9 February 1869 Ernest Constantine
Marie of Württemberg (1818-1888).jpg Marie of Württemberg Duke Eugen of Württemberg
(Württemberg)
25 March 1818 9 October 1845 25 December 1849
husband's accession
1866
landgraviate annexed to Prussia
10 April 1888 Charles II

Landgravine of Hesse-Philippsthal-Barchfeld (1721–1866)[edit]

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Landgravine Ceased to be Landgravine Death Husband
Charlotte Wilhelmine, Landgräfin von Hessen-Philippsthal-Barchfeld.jpg Charlotte of Anhalt-Bernburg Lebrecht, Prince of Anhalt-Zeitz-Hoym
(Ascania)
24 November 1704 31 October 1724 13 May 1761
husband's death
11 November 1766 William
Sophie Henrietta of Salm-Grumbach Karl Walrad Wilhelm, Count of Salm-Grumbach
(Salm-Grumbach)
1740 15 January 1772 1772
husband's lost title
20 February 1800 Frederick
Wilhelmine Luise Christiane, Landgräfin von Hessen-Philippsthal-Barchfeld.jpg Louise of Saxe-Meiningen Anton Ulrich, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen
(Wettin)
6 August 1752 18 October 1781 17 July 1803
husband's death
3 June 1805 Adolf
Auguste of Hohenlohe-Ingelfingen Frederick Louis, Prince of Hohenlohe-Ingelfingen
(Hohenlohe-Ingelfingen)
16 November 1793 19 July 1816 8 June 1821 Charles
Bentheim-Steinfurt.PNG Sophie of Bentheim and Steinfurt Ludwig Wilhelm, Prince of Bentheim and Steinfurt
(Bentheim-Steinfurt)
6 January 1794 10 September 1823 17 July 1854
husband's death
6 May 1873
Luise Landgräfin von Hessen Philippsthal Barchfeld.jpg Louise of Prussia Prince Charles of Prussia
(Hohenzollern)
1 March 1829 27 June 1854 17 July 1854
husband's accession
1861
divorce
10 May 1901 Alexis

Hesse-Marburg[edit]

Landgravines of Hesse-Marburg (1567–1604)[edit]

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Landgravine Ceased to be Landgravine Death Husband
Hedwig of Württemberg.jpg Hedwig of Württemberg Christoph, Duke of Württemberg
(Württemberg)
15 January 1547 10 May 1563 31 March 1567
husband's accession
4 March 1590 Louis IV
Marie of Mansfeld-Hinterort John I, Count of Mansfeld-Hinterort 3 March 1567 4 July 1591 9 October 1604
husband's death
1625 or 1635

Hesse-Rheinfels[edit]

Landgravines of Hesse-Rheinfels (1567–1583)[edit]

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Landgravine Ceased to be Landgravine Death Husband
Palatinate Arms.svg Anna Elisabeth of the Palatinate Frederick III, Elector Palatine
(Wittelsbach)
23 July 1549 18 January 1569 30 November 1583
husband's death
20 September 1609 Philip II

Hesse-Darmstadt[edit]

Landgravine of Hesse-Darmstadt (1567–1806)[edit]

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Landgravine Ceased to be Landgravine Death Husband
Magdalene of Lippe Bernhard VIII, Count of Lippe
(Lippe)
24 February 1552 17 August 1572 26 February 1587 George I
Eleonor of Württemberg.jpg Eleonore of Württemberg Christoph, Duke of Württemberg
(Württemberg)
22 March 1552 25 May 1589 7 February 1596
husband's death
12 January 1618
MagdaleneBrandHeDa.jpg Magdalene of Brandenburg John George, Elector of Brandenburg
(Hohenzollern)
7 January 1582 5/14 June 1598 4 May 1616 Louis V
Johann Spilberg 001.jpg Sophia Eleonore of Saxony John George I, Elector of Saxony
(Wettin)
23 November 1609 1 April 1627 11 June 1661
husband's death
2 June 1671 George II
MarieElisabethSchlHolGotHeDa.jpg Maria Elisabeth of Holstein-Gottorp Frederick III, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp
(Holstein-Gottorp)
6 June 1634 24 November 1650 11 June 1661
husband's accession
17 June 1665 Louis VI
ElisaDoroSaGoHeDa.JPG Elisabeth Dorothea of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg Ernest II, Duke of Saxe-Gotha
(Wettin)
8 January 1640 5 December 1666 24 April 1678
husband's death
24 August 1709
Dorothea Charlotte of Brandenburg-Ansbach.jpg Dorothea Charlotte of Brandenburg-Ansbach Albert II, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach
(Hohenzollern)
28 November 1661 1 December 1687 15 November 1705 Ernest Louis
Caroline-Henriette of Hesse Darmstadt-f4578561.jpg Caroline of the Palatinate-Zweibrücken Christian III, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken
(Palatinate-Zweibrücken)
9 March 1721 12 August 1741 17 October 1768
husband's accession
30 March 1774 Louis IX
LuiseHessenDarmstadt.jpg Louise of Hesse-Darmstadt Landgrave George William of Hesse-Darmstadt
(Hesse-Darmstadt)
15 February 1761 19 February 1777 6 April 1790
husband's accession
13 August 1806
raised to Grand Duchess
24 October 1829 Louis X

Landgravine of Hesse-Butzbach (1609–1643)[edit]

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Landgravine Ceased to be Landgravine Death Husband
Wappen diepholz.png Anna Margaretha of Diepholz Friedrich II, Count of Diepholz 22 July 1580 29 July 1610 9 August 1629 Philip III
Cirksena Wappen.PNG Christina Sophia of East Frisia Enno III, Count of East Frisia
(Cirksena)
26 September 1609 2 June 1632 28 April 1643
husband's death
20 March 1658

Landgravine of Hesse-Homburg (1622–1866)[edit]

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Landgravine Ceased to be Landgravine Death Husband
Margarete Elisabeth of Leiningen-Westerburg Christoph, Count of Leiningen-Westerburg
(Leiningen)
30 June 1604 10 August 1622 9 May 1638
husband's death
13 August 1667 Frederick I
Wappen Hessen-Darmstadt 1736.jpg Sophia Eleonora of Hesse-Darmstadt George II, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt
(Hesse)
7 January 1634 21 April 1650 7 October 1663 William Christoph
Anna-Elisabetha of Saxe-Lauenburg Augustus, Duke of Saxe-Lauenburg
(Ascania)
23 August 1624 2 April 1665 1669
husband sold title but retained Bingenheim
27 May 1688
Anna Catherine of Pogwitsch - 1633/8 11 October 1666 1669
husband purchased the Landgraviate
1671
mortgaged the Landgraviate to two merchants and later Hesse-Darmstadt
18 May 1694 George Christian
Coat of Arms of Duchy of Courland.jpg Louise Elisabeth of Courland Jacob Kettler, Duke of Courland
(Kettler)
12 August 1646 23 October/2 November 1670 1679
husband redeemed the Landgraviate
16 December 1690 Frederick II
Sophie Sybille of Leiningen-Westerburg Christoph, Count of Leiningen-Westerburg
(Leiningen)
14 June 1656 15 November 1691 24 January 1708
husband's death
13 April 1724
Wappen Hessen-Darmstadt 1736.jpg Elisabeth Dorothea of Hesse-Darmstadt Louis VI, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt
(Hesse)
24 April 1676 14/24 February 1700 24 January 1708
husband's accession
9 September 1721 Frederick III
Christiane Charlotte of Nassau-Ottweiler Friedrich Ludwig, Count of Nassau-Ottweiler
(Nassau)
2 September 1685 17 October 1728 8 June 1746
husband's death
6 November 1761
Solms-Braunfels.PNG Ulrike Louise of Solms-Braunfels Frederick William, Prince of Solms-Braunfels
(Solms-Braunfels)
1 May 1731 10 October 1746 7 February 1751
husband's death
12 September 1792 Frederick IV
Caroline of Hesse-Darmstadt.jpg Caroline of Hesse-Darmstadt Louis IX, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt
(Hesse)
2 March 1746 27 September 1768 20 January 1820
husband's death
18 September 1821 Frederick V
Princess elizabeth of the united kingdom.jpg Elizabeth of the United Kingdom George III of the United Kingdom
(Hanover)
22 May 1770 7 April 1818 20 January 1820
husband's accession
2 April 1829
husband's death
10 January 1840 Frederick VI
Augusta Amalia of Nassau-Usingen Friedrich August, Prince of Nassau-Usingen
(Nassau)
30 December 1778 2 August 1804 2 April 1829
husband's accession
19 January 1839
husband's death
16 July 1846 Louis William
Blason Duché d'Anhalt.svg Louise Fredericka of Anhalt-Dessau Frederick, Hereditary Prince of Anhalt-Dessau
(Ascania)
1 March 1798 12 February 1818 15 December 1846
husband's accession
8 September 1848
husband's death
11 June 1858 Gustav

Landgravine of Hesse-Braubach (1625–1651)[edit]

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Landgravine Ceased to be Landgravine Death Husband
Johannetta of Sayn-Wittgenstein Ernest, Count of Sayn-Wittgenstein
(Sayn-Wittgenstein)
27 August 1626 30 September 1647 1 April 1651
husband's death
28 September 1701 John of Hesse-Braubach

Landgravine of Hesse-Itter (1661–1676)[edit]

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Landgravine Ceased to be Landgravine Death Husband
Dorothea Auguste of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Franzhagen John Christian, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Franzhagen
(Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Franzhagen)
30 September 1636 5 March 1661 11 June 1661
husband's accession
18 September 1662 George III
Juliane Alexandrine of Leiningen-Heidesheim Emich XIII, Count of Leiningen-Heidesheim
(Leiningen-Heidesheim)
21 August 1651 21 July 1667 19 July 1676
husband's death
1 April 1703

Electorate of Hesse[edit]

Electress of Hesse (1803–1866)[edit]

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Electress Ceased to be Electress Death Husband
1747 Wilhelmine.jpg Wilhelmina Caroline of Denmark Frederick V of Denmark
(Oldenburg)
10 July 1747 1 September 1764 15 May 1803
raised to Electress
14 January 1820 William I
Augustevonpreussen.jpg Augusta of Prussia Frederick William II of Prussia
(Hohenzollern)
1 May 1780 13 February 1797 27 February 1821
husband accession
19 February 1841 William II

Titular Electress of Hesse (since 1866)[edit]

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Titular Electress Ceased to be Electress Death Husband
Princess Anna of Prussia.jpg Anna of Prussia Frederick William II of Prussia
(Hohenzollern)
17 May 1836 26 May 1853 6 January 1875
husband accession
14 October 1884
husband death
12 June 1918 Prince Frederick William
Margit of Prussia.jpg Margaret of Prussia Frederick III, German Emperor
(Hohenzollern)
22 April 1872 25 January 1893 15 March 1925
husband accession
28 May 1940
husband death
22 January 1954 Prince Frederick Charles
Princess Mafalda of Italy.jpg Mafalda of Savoy Victor Emmanuel III of Italy
(Savoy)
2 November 1902 23 September 1925 28 May 1940
husband accession
27 August 1944 Prince Philipp
Wappen Faber-Castell.jpg Countess Floria von Faber-Castell Count Hubertus von Faber-Castell
(Faber-Castell)
14 October 1974 25 April 2003 23 May 2013
husband accession
INCUMBENT Prince Donatus

Grand Duchy of Hesse[edit]

Grand Duchess of Hesse and by Rhine (1806–1918)[edit]

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Grand Duchess Ceased to be Grand Duchess Death Husband
LuiseHessenDarmstadt.jpg Louise of Hesse-Darmstadt Landgrave George William of Hesse-Darmstadt
(Hesse-Darmstadt)
15 February 1761 19 February 1777 13 August 1806
raised to Grand Duchess
24 October 1829 Louis I
Wilhelminebadenhessen.jpg Wilhelmine of Baden Charles Louis, Hereditary Prince of Baden
(Zähringen)
21 September 1788 19 June 1804 16 April 1830
husband accession
27 January 1836 Louis II
Mathildebavaria.jpg Mathilde Caroline of Bavaria Louis I of Bavaria
(Wittelsbach)
30 August 1813 26 December 1833 16 June 1848
husband accession
25 August 1862 Louis III
Princess Alice 1861.jpg Alice of the United Kingdom Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
(Saxe-Coburg and Gotha)
25 April 1843 1 July 1862 13 June 1877
husband accession
14 December 1878 Louis IV
Vitoria Melita.JPG Victoria Melita of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
(Saxe-Coburg and Gotha)
25 November 1876 9 April 1894 21 December 1901
divorce
1 March 1936 Ernest Louis
Eleonore zu Solms-Hohensolms-Lich 1871.jpg Eleonore of Solms-Hohensolms-Lich Hermann, Prince of Solms-Hohensolms-Lich
(Solms-Hohensolms-Lich)
17 September 1871 2 February 1905 9 November 1918
husband's abdication
16 November 1937

Titular Grand Duchess of Hesse and by Rhine (since 1918)[edit]

Hesse-Darmstadt Line[edit]

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Titular Grand Duchess Ceased to be Titular Grand Duchess Death Husband
Leonor.jpg Eleonore of Solms-Hohensolms-Lich Hermann, Prince of Solms-Hohensolms-Lich
(Solms-Hohensolms-Lich)
17 September 1871 2 February 1905 9 November 1918
husband's abdication
9 October 1937
husband's death
16 November 1937 Ernest Louis
CecilieOfGreece.jpg Cecilie of Greece and Denmark Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark
(Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg)
22 June 1911 2 February 1931 9 October 1937
husband's accession
16 November 1937 George Donatus
Margaret Campbell-Geddes Auckland Geddes, 1st Baron Geddes 18 March 1913 17 November 1937 20 May 1968
husband's death
26 January 1997 Louis
Line Extinct. Passed to Hesse-Kassel.

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