Hesse Darmstadt (Landgrave)

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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

Walther, A.F. Briefwechsel der „Grossen Landgräfin“ Caroline von Hessen. 2 volumes. Wien: Wilhelm Braumüller, 1877. Digital images. Google Books. https://play.google.com/store/books/details?id=vjkBAAAAQAAJ : 2014.