Alexis, Landgrave of Hesse-Philippsthal-Barchfeld
|Landgrave of Hesse-Philippsthal-Barchfeld|
13 September 1829|
16 August 1905 (aged 75)|
|Spouse||Princess Louise of Prussia|
|Father||Charles, Landgrave of Hesse-Philippsthal-Barchfeld|
|Mother||Princess Sophie of Bentheim and Steinfurt|
Alexis William Ernest Philip of Hesse-Philippsthal-Barchfeld (German: Alexis Wilhelm Ernst von Hessen-Philippsthal-Barchfeld; 13 September 1829 in Burgsteinfurt – 16 August 1905 in Herleshausen) was the last ruling Landgrave of Hesse-Philippsthal-Barchfeld.
Alexis was a son of the Landgrave Charles of Hesse-Philippsthal-Barchfeld (1784-1854) from his second marriage to Sophie (1794-1873), the daughter of Louis William Geldricus Ernest, Prince of Bentheim and Steinfurt. He succeeded his father in 1854 as Landgrave of Hesse-Philippsthal-Barchfeld.
Prussia annexed the Electorate of Hesse, including Hesse-Philippsthal-Barchfeld, in 1866. From 1880, Alexis and Ernest of Hesse-Philippsthal together received, as heirs of the Landgraves of Philippsthal, a pension of 300000Mark from the Electorate of Hesse Trust Fund. They were also given three castles: the City Castle in Hanau, Rotenburg Castle and Schönfeld Castle in Kassel.
|Ancestors of Alexis, Landgrave of Hesse-Philippsthal-Barchfeld|
Alexis, Landgrave of Hesse-Philippsthal-BarchfeldBorn: 13 September 1829 Died: 16 August 1905
| Landgrave of Hesse-Philippsthal-Barchfeld
|Hesse-Kassel annexed by Prussia|
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Hesse-Kassel annexed by Prussia
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Landgrave of Hesse-Philippsthal-Barchfeld
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