Ludwig IX, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt

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Ludwig IX, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt Gender: M
born on 15 December 1719 at 15:00 (= 3:00 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_sagcol.18.gif 23°08' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 18°30 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 08°39'

Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt Ludwig IX (circa 1780)
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Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt from 1768 to 1790. He was a son of Ludwig VIII, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt, and Charlotte of Hanau-Lichtenberg and Müntzenberg.

On 12 August 1741, Ludwig married Caroline of Zweibrücken, daughter of Christian III, Duke of Zweibrücken. They had three sons and five daughters.

In 1775, Louis married Marie Adelaide of Cheirouze, Countess of Lemberg; no issue. On 6 April 1790 Ludwig died in Pirmasens.

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  • Relationship : Marriage 12 August 1741 (Caroline of Zweibrücken)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Death of Mate 30 March 1774 (Caroline of Zweibrücken)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Relationship : Marriage 1775 (Marie Adelaide of Cheirouze, Countess of Lemberg)

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes from "Historisch-genealogisches Handbuch über alle Linien des hohen Regentenhauses Hessen" by Jacob Christoph Carl Hoffmeister (Scheel, 1861), p. 154: "Ludwig IX., Landgraf, 1768–1790, ein Sohn Ludwigs VIII. (S. 150), geb. zu Darmstadt den 15. December 1719, des Nachmittags 3 Uhr, gest, den 6. April 1790 zu Pirmasens im Elsaß an den Folgen eines Schlagflusses..."


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