Georg I, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt

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Georg I, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt‏ Gender: M
born on 10 September 1547 Jul.Cal. (20 Sep 1547 greg.) at 09:30 (= 09:30 AM )
Place Kassel, Germany, 51n19, 9e29
Timezone LMT m9e29 (is local mean time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 26°23' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 14°07 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 05°43'

Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt‏ Georg I


German nobleman, the Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt from 1567 to 1596. He was the fourth son of Philip I the Magnanimous of Hesse and Christine of Saxony. 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. 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. He died on 7 February 1596 and the Landgraviate was passed to his son Louis.

Link to Wikipedia biography



  • Relationship : Marriage 17 August 1572 Jul.Cal. (27 Aug 1572 greg.)
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  • Relationship : Marriage 25 May 1589 Jul.Cal. (4 June 1589 greg.)
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  • Death, Cause unspecified 7 February 1596 Jul.Cal. (17 Feb 1596 greg.)
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Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes the German biography "Landgraf Georg I. von Hessen und die Obergrafschaft Katzenelnbogen (1567-1596)" by Winfried Noack (Historischer Verein für Hessen, 1966), p. 64: "L. Georg wurde am 10. September 1547 zwischen 9 und 10 Uhr morgens in KasselS geboren."

Translation: L. Georg was born on 10 September 1547 between 9 and 10 o'clock in the morning in Kassel.


  • Notable : Famous : Royal family (House of Hesse-Darmstadt)