Auguste Magdalene of Hessen-Darmstadt

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Auguste Magdalene of Hessen-Darmstadt Gender: F
born on 6 March 1657 (greg.) at 18:30 (= 6:30 PM )
Place Darmstadt, Germany, 49n53, 8e40
Timezone LMT m8e40 (is local mean time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 16°39' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 12°58 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 24°30'


German noblewoman and poet, and a daughter of Count Ludwig VI of Hesse-Darmstadt (1630–1678) from his marriage to Maria Elisabeth of Holstein-Gottorp (1634–1665), a daughter of Duke Friedrich III of Holstein-Gottorp.

Like her father and her sister Magdalene Sibylle, she was active as a writer. She translated the Psalms of David into German verse and wrote a poetry collection entitled The Door to German Poetry.

She died on 1 September 1674, in Darmstadt, aged 17.

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  • Death, Cause unspecified 1 September 1674 (greg.) (Age 17)
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Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes from "Historisch-genealogisches Handbuch über alle Linien des hohen Regentenhauses Hessen" by Jacob Christoph Carl Hoffmeister (Scheel, 1861), p. 141: "Auguste Magdalene, geb. den 6. März (nicht Mai) 1657, Abends zwischen 6 und 7 Uhr." (Auguste Magdalene, born 6 March (not May) 1657, in the evening between 6 and 7 o'clock).


  • Personal : Death : Short Life less than 29 Yrs (Age 17)
  • Vocation : Writers : Poet
  • Vocation : Writers : Translator
  • Notable : Famous : Royal family (House of Hesse)