Georg Donatus, Hereditary Grand Duke o Hesse

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Prince Georg Donatus
Hereditary Grand Duke o Hesse an bi Rhine
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Head o the Hoose o Hesse-Darmstadt
Tenure9 October 1937 – 16 November 1937
PredecessorGrand Duke Ernest Louis I
SuccessorPrince Louis
Born8 November 1906(1906-11-08)
Darmstadt, Grand Duchy o Hesse an bi Rhine (now State o Hesse), Empire of Germany (now Federal Republic o Germany
Dee'd16 November 1937(1937-11-16) (aged 31)
Ostend, Belgium
BuirialRosenhöhe Park Cemetery, Rosenhöhe Park, Darmstadt
SpousePrincess Cecilie o Greece an Denmark
IssuePrince Ludwig
Prince Alexander
Princess Johanna
Stillborn son
Full name
Georg Donatus Wilhelm Nikolaus Eduard Heinrich Karl
HooseHesse-Darmstadt (Darmstadt branch)
FaitherGrand Duke Ernest Louis I, Grand Duke o Hesse an bi Rhine
MitherPrincess Eleonore o Solms-Hohensolms-Lich

Georg Donatus, Hereditary Grand Duke o Hesse (Georg Donatus Wilhelm Nikolaus Eduard Heinrich Karl;, 8 November 1906 – 16 November 1937) wis the first bairn o Ernest Louis, Grand Duke o Hesse an his second wife, Princess Eleonore o Solms-Hohensolms-Lich. He was a nephew o Alexandra Feodorovna (Alix o Hesse), wife o Nicholas II o Roushie. In Mey 1937 he an his wife joined the Nazi party.


Mairiage[eedit | eedit soorce]

On 2 Februar 1931 at Darmstadt Georg, a great-grandson o Queen Victoria, mairit Princess Cecilie o Greece an Denmark. They haed three childer. She wis a granddaughter o George I o Greece.


Childer[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Prince Ludwig o Hesse an bi Rhine (25 October 1931 - 16 November 1937) killed in air accident.
  2. Prince Alexander o Hesse an bi Rhine 14 Aprile 1933 - 16 November 1937) killed in air accident.
  3. Princess Johanna o Hesse an bi Rhine (20 September 1936 - 14 Juin 1939) died frae meningitis.


Teetles an styles[eedit | eedit soorce]

8 November 1906 – 16 November 1937 His Ryal Highness The Hereditary Grand Duke o Hesse [an bi Rhine]