Ernst Ludwig, Grand Duke o Hesse an bi Rhine

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Ernst Ludwig
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Ernest Louis in 1905, by Jacob Hilsdorf.
Grand Duke o Hesse an bi Rhine
Ring13 March 1892 – 9 November 1918
PredecessorLouis IV
SuccessorMonarchy abolished
Born25 November 1868(1868-11-25)
New Pailace, Darmstadt, Grand Duchy o Hesse
Dee'd9 October 1937(1937-10-09) (aged 68)
Schloss Wolfsgarten, Langen, Hesse, Nazi Germany
BuirialRosenhohe, Darmstadt, Hesse, Nazi Germany
SpousePrincess Victoria Melita o Saxe-Coburg an Gotha
(m. 1894; div. 1901)

Princess Eleonore o Solms-Hohensolms-Lich
(m. 1905)
IssuePrincess Elisabeth
Georg Donatus, Hereditary Grand Duke o Hesse
Prince Ludwig
FaitherGrand Duke Ludwig IV o Hesse
MitherPrincess Alice o the Unitit Kinrick
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Ernst Ludwig, Grand Duke o Hesse an bi Rhine (Ernst Ludwig Karl Albrecht Wilhelm; 25 November 1868 – 9 October 1937)


First mairiage[eedit | eedit soorce]

On 19 Aprile 1894, at Schloss Ehrenburg, he mairit Princess Victoria Melita o Saxe-Coburg an Gotha.


Ernest was still devastated by the memory of his daughter's death thirty years later. "My little Elisabeth," he wrote in his memoirs, "was the sunshine of my life."[2] Ernest and Victoria Melita had two children:

Issue[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Princes Elisabeth o Hesse an bi Rhine (Mairch 11 1895), who died young.
  2. Stillborn son (on 25 Mey 1900)


Seicont mairiage[eedit | eedit soorce]

Ernest Louis remairit in Darmstadt, on 2 Februar 1905, he mairit Princess Eleonore o Solms-Hohensolms-Lich


Issue[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Georg Donatus, Hereditary Grand Duke o Hesse 8 November 1906 – 16 November 1937) mairit Princess Cecilie o Greece an Denmark an haed issue (she wis a sister o Prince Philip, Duke o Edinburgh)
  2. Prince Ludwig o Hesse an bi Rhine 20 November 1908 – 30 Mey 1968) mairit Margaret Campbell Geddes but haed nae issue.

Teetles an styles[eedit | eedit soorce]