Ludwig IV, Grand Duke o Hesse an bi Rhine

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Ludwig IV
Grand Duke Ludwig IV of Hesse-Darmstadt and by Rhine.jpg
Ludwig IV, 1878
Grand Duke o Hesse an bi Rhine
Ring13 Juin 1877 – 13 Mairch 1892
PredecessorLouis III
SuccessorErnst Ludwig
Born12 September 1837(1837-09-12)
Prinz-Carl-Palais, Darmstadt, Grand Duchy o Hesse, German Confederation
Dee'd13 Mairch 1892(1892-03-13) (aged 54)
New Pailace, Grand Duchy o Hesse, German Empire
Buirial17 March 1892
Rosenhöhe, Darmstadt, Grand Duchy o Hesse, German Empire
SpousePrincess Alice o the Unitit Kinrick
(m. 1862; d. 1878)

Coontess Alexandrina Hutten-Czapska
(m. 1884; annulled 1884)
Issue
Full name
Friedrich Wilhelm Ludwig Karl
HooseHesse-Darmstadt
FaitherPrince Karl o Hesse an bi Rhine
MitherPrincess Elisabeth o Proushie
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Ludwig IV, Grand Duke o Hesse an bi Rhine (Friedrich Wilhelm Ludwig Karl; 12 September 1837 – 13 Mairch 1892) wis Grand Duke of Hesse [an bi Rhine] frae Juin 1877 tae his daith in Mairch 1892. He wis a brith-in-law o German Empress Victoria



Mairiage[eedit | eedit soorce]

On 1 Julie 1862, Ludwig mairit Princess Alice, a dochter o Queen Victoria, at Osborne House on the Isle o Wight. On the day o the wedding, the Queen issued a ryal warrant granting her new son-in-law the style o Ryal Highness in the Unitit Kinrick. The Queen also subsequently made a knicht o the Order o the Gairten.

Issue[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Princess Victoria o Hesse an bi Rhine (5 Aprile 1863 – 24 September 1950) mairit Prince Louis o Battenberg an haed issue.
  2. Princess Elisabeth o Hesse an bi Rhine (1 November 1864 – 18 Julie 1918) mairit Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich o Roushie but haed nae issue.
  3. Princess Irene o Hesse an bi Rhine (11 Julie 1866 – 11 November 1953) mairit Prince Heinrich o Proushie an haed issue.
  4. Ernst Ludwig, Grand Duke o Hesse an bi Rhine (25 November 1868 – 9 October 1937) mairit twice an haed issue.
  5. Prince Friedrich o Hesse an bi Rhine (7 October 1870 – 29 May 1873) died young.
  6. Princess Alix o Hesse an bi Rhine (6 Juin 1872 – 17 Julie 1918) mairit Nicholas II o Roushie an haed issue.
  7. Princess Marie o Hesse an bi Rhine (24 Mey 1874 – 16 November 1878)


Teetles an styles[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • 12 September 1837 - 13 Juin 1877 His Grand Ducal Highess Prince Ludwig o Hesse an bi Rhine.
  • 13 Juin 1877 – 13 Mairch 1892 Ryal Highness The Grand Duke o Hesse an bi Rhine.