• Landgraf von Niederhessen


Ludwig II. von Hessen-Kassel, Landgraf von Niederhessen, was born 7 September 1438 to Ludwig von Hessen (1402-1458) and Anna von Sachsen (1420-1462) and died 8 November 1471 in Reichenbach of unspecified causes. He married Mechthild von Württemberg-Urach (1438-1495) 18 August 1454 JL in Marburg. 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, Belgium, Russia, Ukraine, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Switzerland, Belarus, the Netherlands, Italy, Turkey.


Offspring of Ludwig II. von Hessen-Kassel and Mechthild von Württemberg-Urach (1438-1495)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Anna von Hessen (1455-1458)
Wilhelm I. von Hessen (1466-1515) 4 July 1466 8 February 1515 Kassel Anna von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (c1460-1520)

Wilhelm II. von Hessen (1469-1509) 29 April 1469 11 July 1509 Kassel Yolande de Lorraine (c1460-1500)
Anna von Mecklenburg (1485-1525)

Common ancestors of Ludwig II. von Hessen-Kassel (1438-1471) and Mechthild von Württemberg-Urach (1438-1495)

  1. Elisabeth von Henneberg-Schleusingen (c1289-aft1377)
  2. Elisabeth von Meißen (1329-1375)
  3. Friedrich II von Meißen (1310-1349)
  4. Friedrich V. von Nürnberg (1333-1398)
  5. Johann II. von Nürnberg (c1310-1357)
  6. Ludwig IV. von Wittelsbach (1282-1347)
  7. Mechtild von Bayern (aft1313-1346)

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