Ernst Ludwig von Hessen-Darmstadt was born 15 December 1667 in Gotha, Thuringia, Germany to Ludwig VI. von Hessen-Darmstadt (1630-1678) and Elisabeth Dorothea von Sachsen-Gotha (1640-1709) and died 12 September 1739 at Schloß Jägersburg in Einhausen, Hesse, Germany of unspecified causes. He married Dorothea Charlotte von Brandenburg-Ansbach (1661-1705) 1 December 1687 in Darmstadt, Germany. Notable ancestors include Henry II of England (1133-1189), William I of England (1027-1087), Charlemagne (747-814), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Alfred the Great (849-899), Rurik (c832-879). Ancestors are from Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Russia, Denmark, the Czech Republic, Spain, Hungary, Belgium, Poland, Austria, Switzerland, Lithuania, Belarus, Bohemia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Italy, Ukraine, the Netherlands, Portugal, England, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire.


Offspring of Ernst Ludwig von Hessen-Darmstadt and Dorothea Charlotte von Brandenburg-Ansbach (1661-1705)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Dorothea Sophie von Hessen-Darmstadt (1689-1723)
Ludwig VIII. von Hessen-Darmstadt (1691-1768) 5 April 1691 Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany 17 October 1768 Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany Charlotte von Hanau-Lichtenberg (1700-1726)

Karl Wilhelm von Hessen-Darmstadt (1693-1707)
Franz Ernst von Hessen-Darmstadt (1695-1716)
Friederike Charlotte von Hessen-Darmstadt (1698-1777)

Common ancestors of Ernst Ludwig von Hessen-Darmstadt (1667-1739) and Dorothea Charlotte von Brandenburg-Ansbach (1661-1705)

  1. Agnes von Barby-Mühlingen (1540-1569)
  2. Elisabeth von Anhalt (1563-1607)
  3. Joachim Ernst von Anhalt-Dessau (1536-1586)
  4. Joachim II. Hector von Brandenburg (1505-1571)
  5. Johann Georg von Brandenburg (1525-1598)
  6. Johann IV. von Anhalt-Dessau (1504-1551)
  7. Magdalena von Sachsen (1507-1534)
  8. Margaretha von Brandenburg (1511-1577)

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