Hesse Darmstadt (Landgrave)

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Hesse-Darmstadt was a [[Germany Nobility|German noble family]].&nbsp; When the [[Hanau-Lichtenberg|Hanau-Lichtenberg]] line was extinguished in 1736 its lands were inherited by Hesse-Darmstadt. <br>  
 
Hesse-Darmstadt was a [[Germany Nobility|German noble family]].&nbsp; When the [[Hanau-Lichtenberg|Hanau-Lichtenberg]] line was extinguished in 1736 its lands were inherited by Hesse-Darmstadt. <br>  
  
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Darmstadt was the residence (capital)&nbsp;of the ruling landgraves (1567–1806) and of the Grand Dukes of Hesse (1806-1918).<br>  
  
A history in English may be found at the Wikipedia article [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Landgraviate_of_Hesse-Darmstadt Landgraviate of Hesse-Darmstadt].<br>
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A history in English may be found at the Wikipedia article [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Landgraviate_of_Hesse-Darmstadt Landgraviate of Hesse-Darmstadt].<br>  
  
 
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Hesse-Darmstadt was a German noble family.  When the Hanau-Lichtenberg line was extinguished in 1736 its lands were inherited by Hesse-Darmstadt.

Darmstadt was the residence (capital) of the ruling landgraves (1567–1806) and of the Grand Dukes of Hesse (1806-1918).

A history in English may be found at the Wikipedia article Landgraviate of Hesse-Darmstadt.



List of the Landgraves (Landgraf) of Hesse-Darmstadt
1736-1806

1.
Louis VIII
1736-1768
2.
Louis IX
1768-1790
3.

Louis X

In 1806 this Landgrave was elevated to Grand Duke and took the name of Grand Duke Louis I

1790-1806


Hessen-Darmstadt/Staats- und Adresskalender 1785