William II (29 April 1469 – 11 July 1509) was Landgrave of Lower Hesse from 1493 and Landgrave of Upper Hesse after the death of his cousin, William III, Landgrave of Upper Hesse in 1500. William II is also called "William the Middle" to distinguish him from his elder brother " William I the Elder", and his cousin " William III, the Younger".
- Mechthild of Württemberg-Urach
- House of Hesse
- Louis II, Landgrave of Lower Hesse
- Yolande of Vaudémont, Anna of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
Hesse was re-unified under Landgrave William II in 1500. The Landgraviate rose to primary importance under his son Philip I , also called Philip the Magnanimous, who embraced Protestantism following the 1526 Synod of Homberg and then took steps to create a protective alliance of Protestant princes and powers against the Catholic ...
- State of the Holy Roman Empire
Coin of William II, Elector of Hesse, struck 1823 Obverse: (German) WILHELM II, KURF S.L.V. HESSEN G.H.V. FULDA, "Wilhelm II, Kurfurst und Sovereigner Landgrave von Hessen, Gross Herzog von Fulda " in English: "William II, Elector and Sovereign Landgrave of Hesse, Grand Duke of Fulda." Reverse: (German) EINEN THALER, in English: "One ...
- 27 February 1821 – 20 November 1847
Landgraviate of Hessen: Landgrave William II (1493-1509) » See the 10 coins. 1 Guldengroschen - Wilhelm II; ½ Albus - Wilhelm II (halber Petersgroschen) 1 Albus - Wilhelm II; 1 Albus - Wilhelm II; 1 Heller "Elisabeth-Heller" - Wilhelm II
William II was Landgrave of Lower Hesse from 1493 and Landgrave of Upper Hesse after the death of his cousin, William III, Landgrave of Upper Hesse in 1500. William II is also...
William II became Landgrave of Lower Hesse in 1493, after his brother William I resigned. On 9 November 1497 William II married Yolande, daughter of Frederick II of Vaudémont. She died on 21 May 1500 after the marriage produced one child, William (27 March 1500 – 8 April 1500).