Georg I, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt

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Name
Georg I, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt‏ Gender: M
born on 10 September 1547 Jul.Cal. (20 Sep 1547 greg.) at 09:00 (= 09:00 AM )
Place Kassel, Germany, 51n19, 9e29
Timezone LMT m9e29 (is local mean time)
Data source
Bio/autobiography
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 26°22' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 13°51 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 00°28'



Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt‏ Georg I

Biography

German nobleman who was the reigning Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt from 1567 to 1596.

He was the fourth son of Philipp I the Magnanimous of Hesse and Christina of Saxony.

Following his father's death in 1567 Hesse was divided between his four sons. Georg 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 of Württemberg (1552–1618). They had 1 child, a son.

Georg I died on 7 February 1596 and the Landgraviate was passed to his son Ludwig.


Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

Events

  • Relationship : Marriage 17 August 1572 Jul.Cal. (27 Aug 1572 greg.) (Magdalene of Lippe)
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  • Death of Mate 26 February 1587 Jul.Cal. (8 Mar 1587 greg.) (Magdalene of Lippe)
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  • Relationship : Marriage 25 May 1589 Jul.Cal. (4 June 1589 greg.) (Eleonore of Württemberg)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Death, Cause unspecified 7 February 1596 Jul.Cal. (17 Feb 1596 greg.) (Age 48)
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Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes from two books:

(1). 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).

(2). Monimenta Hassiaca by Friederich Christoph Schmincke (Cramer, 1750), p. 338: "Jorg Landgraff zu Heßen ist zu Caßel geboren A. D. 1547. den 10. Septembr. zwischen 8. und 9. Uhr." (Landgrave Jorge was born at Cassel in AD 1547 on 10 September, between 8 and 9 o'clock [AM]).

Categories

  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Two)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids more than 3 (Eleven)
  • Notable : Famous : Royal family (House of Hesse-Darmstadt)