Landgrave Ludwig VIII (of Hesse-Darmstadt)1

M, #13116, b. 5 April 1691, d. 17 October 1768
Father*Landgrave Ernst Ludwig (of Hesse-Darmstadt)1 b. 25 Dec 1667, d. 12 Sep 1739
Mother*Princess Dorothea Charlotte (of Brandenburg)1 b. 18 Nov 1661, d. 15 Nov 1705
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     Landgrave Ludwig VIII (of Hesse-Darmstadt), son of Landgrave Ernst Ludwig (of Hesse-Darmstadt) and Princess Dorothea Charlotte (of Brandenburg), was born on 5 April 1691 in Darmstadt, Starkenburg, Hesse-Darmstadt.1 Landgrave Ludwig VIII (of Hesse-Darmstadt) was christened on 5 April 1691 in Darmstadt, Starkenburg, Hesse-Darmstadt.1 He was the son of Landgrave Ernst Ludwig (of Hesse-Darmstadt) and Princess Dorothea Charlotte (of Brandenburg).1 Landgrave Ludwig VIII (of Hesse-Darmstadt) married Countess Charlotte Christine Magdalene (of Hanau-Lichtenberg), daughter of Count Johann Reinhard III (of Hanau) and Princess Dorothea Friederike (of Brandenburg-Ansbach), on 5 April 1717 in Philippsruhe, Hessen-Nassau, Prussia.1 Landgrave Ludwig VIII (of Hesse-Darmstadt) died on 17 October 1768 in Darmstadt, Starkenburg, Hesse-Darmstadt, at age 77.1 He was buried on 20 October 1768 at Stadtkirche, Darmstadt, Starkenburg, Hesse-Darmstadt.1
     Ludwig VIII's mother Princess Dorothea Charlotte (of Brandenburg) died on 15 November 1705 in Darmstadt, Starkenburg, Hesse-Darmstadt.1 Landgrave Ludwig VIII (of Hesse-Darmstadt) became the father of Landgrave Ludwig IX (of Hesse-Darmstadt) on 16 December 1719.1 Landgrave Ludwig VIII (of Hesse-Darmstadt) became the father of Princess Charlotte Wilhelmine Friederike (of Hesse-Darmstadt) on 8 October 1720.1 Ludwig VIII's daughter Princess Charlotte Wilhelmine Friederike (of Hesse-Darmstadt) died circa 25 February 1721.1 Landgrave Ludwig VIII (of Hesse-Darmstadt) became the father of Prince Georg Wilhelm (of Hesse-Darmstadt) on 11 July 1722.1 Landgrave Ludwig VIII (of Hesse-Darmstadt) became the father of Princess Karoline Luise (of Hesse-Darmstadt) on 11 July 1723.1 Landgrave Ludwig VIII (of Hesse-Darmstadt) became the father of Princess Auguste (Luise Magdalene) (of Hesse-Darmstadt) on 16 March 1725.1 Landgrave Ludwig VIII (of Hesse-Darmstadt) became the father of Prince Johann Friedrich Karl (of Hesse-Darmstadt) on 7 May 1726.1 Landgrave Ludwig VIII (of Hesse-Darmstadt) became a widower with the death of his wife, Countess Charlotte Christine Magdalene (of Hanau-Lichtenberg) on 1 July 1726 in Darmstadt, Starkenburg, Hesse-Darmstadt, at age 26.1 Ludwig VIII's father Landgrave Ernst Ludwig (of Hesse-Darmstadt) died on 12 September 1739 at Schloss Zu Jagersburg Bei Darmstadt, Starkenburg, Hesse-Darmstadt.1 Ludwig VIII's son was married at wedding of Landgrave Ludwig IX (of Hesse-Darmstadt) and Princess Karoline (Henriette Christine) (of Birkenfeld) on 12 August 1741 in Pfalz, Bavaria.1 Ludwig VIII's daughter Princess Auguste (Luise Magdalene) (of Hesse-Darmstadt) died on 13 May 1742.1 Ludwig VIII's son Prince Johann Friedrich Karl (of Hesse-Darmstadt) died on 26 January 1746.1 Ludwig VIII's son was married at wedding of Prince Georg Wilhelm (of Hesse-Darmstadt) and Princess Luise (Marie Albertine) (of Leiningen-Dagsburg) on 16 March 1748 in Pfalz, Bavaria.1 Ludwig VIII's daughter was married at wedding of Princess Karoline Luise (of Hesse-Darmstadt) and Grand Duke Karl Friedrich (of Baden) on 28 January 1751 at Residenzschloss, Darmstadt, Starkenburg, Hesse-Darmstadt.1
Last Edited6 Aug 2003

Citations

  1. [S227] Samuel H. Sloan, ROYALFAM.GED (461 Peachstone Terrace, San Rafael CA: n.pub.). There are some wild errors in the data.