Grand Duke Ludwig IV of Hesse-Darmstadt (1837–1892) • FamilySearch

Grand Duke Ludwig IV of Hesse-Darmstadt

Male12 September 1837–13 March 1892

Brief Life History of Ludwig IV

When Grand Duke Ludwig IV of Hesse-Darmstadt was born on 12 September 1837, in Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany, his father, Karl von Hessen-Darmstadt, was 28 and his mother, Prinzessin Elizabeth von Preussen, was 22. He married Princess Alice Maud Mary of the United Kingdom on 1 July 1862, in Hampshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 13 March 1892, in Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Grand Duchy of Hesse, at the age of 54, and was buried in Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Grand Duchy of Hesse.

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Grand Duke Ludwig IV of Hesse-Darmstadt
Princess Alice Maud Mary of the United Kingdom
Marriage: 1 July 1862
Princess Victoria von Hessen-Darmstadt Rhine
Princess Elisabeth Feodorovna Romanov
Princess Irene of Hesse and by Rhine
Großherzog Ernst Ludwig von Hessen and by Rhine
Prince Friedrich Willhelm August Victor Leopold Ludwig of Hesse and by Rhine
Princess Alix von Hessen-Darmstadt
Princess Marie Victoria Feodore Leopoldine of Hessen-Rhein

Sources (23)

  • Ludwig Iv Grand Duke Of Hesse, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Ludwig IV. von Hessen-Darmstadt, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Friedrich Wilhelm Ludwig Carl von Hesser in entry for Victoria Alix Helena Louise Beatrix von Hesser, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 July 1862Hampshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (7)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)


    Age 6

    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    1850 · Belle Vue Gaol Opens

    Age 13

    Belle Vue Gaol was a Victorian prison in Gorton, Manchester. The living conditions for the prisoners were horrible. It was intended to be a prison for both males and females and also became a military prison.  In 1892, the prison was demolished.

    1852 · The Book of Mormon Published in German

    Age 15

    On May 25, 1852, the Book of Mormon is published in German.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Chinese Young, Sung, Jung, Yong, Chang, Kwang, Sang, Dong, Hyun, Jae, Jin, Kyung, Jong, Chong, Chung, Byung, Jeong, Pyong, Myong, Hak, Jin Hwan, Sook, Yeong, Choon.

    Korean: variant of O .

    Japanese: variant of Ō (see O ).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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