George III, Landgrave of Hesse-Itter

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George III, Landgrave of Hesse-Itter
Bildnis von Landgraf Georg III. von Hessen-Itter (1632-1676).jpg
Born (1632-09-29)29 September 1632
Died 19 July 1676(1676-07-19) (aged 43)
Hof Lauterbach, now part of Vöhl
Noble family House of Hesse
Spouse(s) Dorothea Auguste of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Franzhagen
Juliane Alexandrine of Leinigen-Heidenheim
Father George II, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt
Mother Sophia Eleonore of Saxony

Landgrave George III of Hesse-Itter (29 September 1632 in Darmstadt – 19 July 1676 in Hof Lauterbach, now part of Vöhl) was the second son of Landgrave George II of Hesse-Darmstadt and his wife Sophia Eleonore of Saxony (1609–1671). Since he left no male heir, Hesse-Itter fell back to Hesse-Darmstadt.

Marriages and issue[edit]

  1. Stillborn daughter (18 September 1662 in Vöhl)
  • After Dorothea's death, he married on 21 July 1667 to Juliane Alexandrine of Leinigen-Heidenheim (21 August 1651 – 1 April 1703), the daughter of the Count Emich XIII of Leiningen. After George's death, she married Landgrave Charles of Hesse-Wanfried. With her, George had three daughters:
  1. Sophie Juliane (17 July 1668 in Vöhl – 9 August 1668 in Vöhl)
  2. Eleanore (15 August 1669 in Vöhl – 4 September 1714 in Darmstadt)
  3. Magdalene Sibylle (14 October 1671 in Vöhl – 21 April 1720 in Bernstadt)


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