The House of Hesse is a European dynasty, directly descended from the House of Brabant. They ruled the region of Hesse , one branch as prince-electors until 1866, and another branch as grand dukes until 1918.
- 1264; 759 years ago
- Ernest Louis, Grand Duke of Hesse
This is a list of monarchs of Hesse (German: Hessen) during the history of Hesse on west-central Germany. These monarchs belonged to a dynasty collectively known as the House of Hesse and the House of Brabant, originally the Reginar. Hesse was ruled as a landgraviate, electorate and later as a grand duchy until 1918.
- Ernest Louis (as grand duke)
- Henry I (as landgrave)
- His Royal Highness
- Marriage and Issue
- Representative Appearances
- Foundation of The House of Hesse
Donatus directs the Hessische Hausstiftung (Foundation of the House of Hesse), a foundation (see below) established to curate and showcase the cultural heritage and history of the House of Hesse, a dynasty which ruled the Electorate of Hesse-Cassel until 1866, the Grand Duchy of Hesse and by Rhine until 1918, and whose male-line antecedents and co-...
Donatus married Countess Floria Franziska Marie-Luisa Erika von Faber-Castell (born 14 October 1974 Düsseldorf) in a civil ceremony in Wiesbaden on 25 April 2003. The bride is a communications professional and a niece of Count Anton Wolfgang von Faber-Castell, chairman of the board of the famous Faber-Castell pen-and-pencil company headquartered ne...
In 2021, Donatus was one of only 30 mourners at Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh's, funeral at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle. He also attended the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey, London, on 19 September 2022. King Charles III appointed Donatus his personal representative to the funeral of his first cousin Maximili...
Founded in 1928, the Foundation of the House of Hesse is the successor institution of a family trust that had been established in 1830, confiscated by the Kingdom of Prussia in 1866, and re-established after partial restitution in 1878. The foundation manages the family fortunes including forests, agricultural estates, castles, hotels and an art co...
- Princess Tatiana of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg
- Moritz, Landgrave of Hesse
- Countess Floria Franziska Marie-Luisa Erika von Faber-Castell
E. Elisabeth of Hesse, Countess Palatine of Zweibrücken. Elisabeth of Hesse, Hereditary Princess of Saxony. Elisabeth of Hesse, Electress Palatine. Elizabeth of Hesse-Kassel, Duchess of Mecklenburg. Ernest Constantine, Landgrave of Hesse-Philippsthal. Ernest, Landgrave of Hesse-Philippsthal.
28 apr 2022 · English: The House of Hesse, or more formally House of Brabant, is one of Europe's oldest noble and royal dynasties.
Hesse, 42% forest, is by that measure the greenest state in Germany. Administration. Hesse is a unitary state governed directly by the Hessian government in the capital city Wiesbaden, partially through regional vicarious authorities called Regierungspräsidien.
Princess Alix of Hesse and by Rhine 6 June [O.S. 25 May] 1872 New Palace, Darmstadt, Grand Duchy of Hesse, German Empire: Died: 17 July 1918 (aged 46) Ipatiev House, Yekaterinburg, Russian SFSR: Cause of death: Execution by firing squad: Burial: 17 July 1998