Grand Duke Ludwig IV of Hesse-Darmstadt

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 Saxe-Coburg-Gotha 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
1837–1892
Princess Alice Maud Mary Saxe-Coburg-Gotha of the United Kingdom
1843–1878
Marriage: 1 July 1862
Princess Victoria Alberta Elisabeth Mathilde Marie von Hesse-Darmstadt
1863–1950
Princess Elisabeth Feodorovna Romanov
1864–1918
Princess Irene of Hesse and by Rhine
1866–1953
Grand Duke Ernest Louis Charles Albert William Hessen-Darmstadt
1868–1937
Prince Friedrich Willhelm August Victor Leopold Ludwig of Hesse and by Rhine
1870–1873
Empress Alexandra Victoria Helena Louise Beatrice Hessen-Darmstadt Romonova
1872–1918
Princess Marie Victoria Feodore Leopoldine of Hessen-Rhein
1874–1878

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  • 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"

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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 ).

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