Landgraf Karl I von Hessen-Kassel

Brief Life History of Karl I

When Landgraf Karl I von Hessen-Kassel was born on 3 August 1654, in Kassel, Hesse-Nassau, Prussia, Germany, his father, Landgraf William VI von Hessen-Kassel , the Just, was 25 and his mother, Hedwig Sophie von Brandenburg, was 31. He married Princess Maria Amalia Kettler of Courland on 21 May 1673, in Kassel, Hesse, Germany. They were the parents of at least 13 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 23 March 1730, in his hometown, at the age of 75, and was buried in Kassel, Hesse-Nassau, Prussia, Germany.

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Family Time Line

Landgraf Karl I von Hessen-Kassel
1654–1730
Princess Maria Amalia Kettler of Courland
1653–1711
Marriage: 21 May 1673
Prince Wilhelm Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel
1674–1676
Moritz Hesse
1696–1696
Prince Karl Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel
1675–1677
King Friedrich I Von Hessen-Kassel, of Sweden
1676–1751
Prince Christian Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel
1677–1677
Princess Sofie Charlotte Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel
1678–1749
Jakob Hesse
1679–
Louis Von Hessen-Cassel
1679–1706
Prince Karl Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel
1680–1702
Wilhelm von Hessen-Kassel
1682–1760
Prince Leopold Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel
1684–1704
Anna Maria Hesse
1685–1761
Prince Ludwig Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel
1686–1706
Landgravine Maria Louise van Hessen Kassel, Princess of Orange
1688–1765
Prince Maximilian Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel
1689–1753
Princess Daughter Landgrave
1690–1690
Prince George Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel
1691–1755
Princess Eleonore Antonie Friederike Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel
1694–1694
Wilhelmine Charlotte of Hesse-Kassel
1695–1722

Sources (2)

  • Karl von Hessen-Kassel, "Find A Grave Index"
  • WIKIPEDIA: KARL LANDGRAF VON HESSEN-KASSEL

Name Meaning

Altered form of Welsh Vaughan .

Chinese: variant of Wong .

Cambodian: written វ៉ុន, unexplained.

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

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