Synonyms for rheinfels or Related words with rheinfels
Examples of "rheinfels"
line died out in 1583 Hessen-
was divided amongst the three remaining brothers of Philip II.
Philip II of Hesse-
(1541, Marburg – 1583), also called "Philip the Younger", was the first Landgrave of Hesse-
was created as a cadet line of Hesse for Philip II, Landgrave of Hesse-
(1541–1583), landgrave from 1567 until 1583, and as a cadet line of Hesse-Kassel for Ernest, Landgrave of Hesse-
(1623–1693), landgrave from 1627 until 1658.
Charles of Hesse-Wanfried (born: 19 July 1649 at
Castle; died: 3 March 1711 in Schwalbach), was a Landgrave of Hesse-Wanfried. He was the second son of Landgrave Ernest of Hesse-
and Maria Eleonore of Solms-Lich.
Landgrave Ernest of Hesse-
-Rotenburg (8 December 1623, in Kassel – 2 May 1693, in Cologne), was from 1649 to 1658 his death Landgrave of Hesse-
and from 1658 until his death Landgrave of Hesse-
-Rotenburg. Because his brothers died young, all later Landgraves in the Rotenburg Quarter are descendants of Ernest. Hence, Ernest is known as the ancestor of the Catholic Rotenburg Quarter, a group of junior lines of the House of Hesse.
William II, Landgrave of Hesse-Wanfried-
(also known as "William the Younger"; born: 25 August 1671 in Langenschwalbach; died: 1 April 1731 in Paris, and also buried there) was a son of the Landgrave Charles of Hesse-Wanfried (1649–1711) and his first wife, Sophie Magdalene of Salm-Reifferscheid (d. 1675). He succeeded his father as Landgrave of Hesse-Wanfried and Hesse-
. After 1711, he styled himself "Landgrave of Hesse-
At the local history museum at Burg
are exhibits from the town’s and the castle’s history.
Philip I divided his land in four parts: Hesse-Kassel, Hesse-Marburg, Hesse-
In 1655 Hesse-Kassel-Eschwege returned to Hesse-Kassel-Rotenburg, and in 1658 the same occurred to Hesse-Kassel-
On 18 October 1695 in Lovosice (Bohemia), Francis Alexander married Elizabeth Catherine Felicitas (14 February 1677
Castle near St. Goar – 15 May 1739 in Dietz, buried in the Franciscan monastery St. Martin at Boppard), the daughter of William "the Elder" of Hesse-
-Rotenburg. The couple had the following children:
Christian of Hesse-Wanfried-
(17 July 1689 in Wanfried – 21 October 1755 in Eschwege) was a son of Landgrave Charles of Hesse-Wanfried (1649-1711) and his second wife Alexandrine Juliane of Leiningen-Dagsburg (d. 1703). He was Landgrave of Hesse-Wanfried and Hesse-
from 1731 until his death.
Christine of Hesse-
-Rotenburg (Christine Henriette; 21 November 1717 – 1 September 1778) was a princess of the German dynasty of Hesse-
-Rotenburg. She was the Princess of Carignan by marriage and mother of the "princesse de Lamballe" and of Victor Amadeus II, Prince of Carignan.
William ruled Hesse-Wanfried-
from 1711 to 1731. He travelled often, usually to the Imperial Court in Vienna. In 1718, the emperor put him in charge of
Castle, where troops of Landgrave Charles of Hesse-Kassel had withstood and repulsed three heavy sieges by the French.
On his death, his territories were divided (Hesse becoming Hesse-Kassel, Hesse-Marburg, Hesse-
, and Hesse-Darmstadt) between his four sons by his first wife, namely William IV of Hesse-Kassel, Louis IV of Hesse-Marburg, Philip II of Hesse-
, and Georg I of Hesse-Darmstadt.
Maurice the Learned (1572–1632) was Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel from 1592 until 1627 when he abdicated in favour of his son William V (1602–1637), his younger sons receiving apanages which created several cadet lines of the house (Hesse-Rotenburg, Hesse-Eschwege and Hesse-
), of which, with amalgamation, that of Hesse-
-Rotenburg survived till 1834.
Ernst Leopold of Hesse-Rotenburg (15 June 1684 – 29 November 1749) was landgrave of Hessen-
-Rotenburg between 1725 and 1749.
In 1627 Hesse-Kassel started also to divide its lands: were created Hesse-Kassel-Rotenburg, Hesse-Kassel-
and in 1632 Hesse-Kassel-Eschwege
Joseph Rákóczi (; 17 August 1700 – 10 November 1738). He was the second son of Francis II Rákóczi and Charlotte Amalie von Hessen-
The most noted of the conversions effected by the brothers is that of the Landgrave Ernst of Hesse-
, at Cologne in 1652.
Hesse-Wanfried and Hesse-
were inherited by his younger half-brother, who had styled himself "Christian of Eschwege" since 1711.
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