Ludwig VIII. von Hessen-Darmstadt, Landgraf von Hessen-Darmstadt, was born 5 April 1691 in Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany to Ernst Ludwig von Hessen-Darmstadt (1667-1739) and Dorothea Charlotte von Brandenburg-Ansbach (1661-1705) and died 17 October 1768 in Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany of unspecified causes. He married Charlotte von Hanau-Lichtenberg (1700-1726) 5 April 1717 at Philippsruhe in Hanau, Hesse, 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, the Netherlands, Belarus, Ukraine, Bohemia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Italy, Portugal, England, Turkey.


Offspring of Ludwig VIII. von Hessen-Darmstadt and Charlotte von Hanau-Lichtenberg (1700-1726)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Ludwig IX. von Hessen-Darmstadt (1719-1790) 16 December 1719 Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany 6 April 1790 Pirmasens, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany Henriette Karoline von Pfalz-Zweibrücken (1721-1774)

Charlotte Wilhelmine Friederike von Hessen-Darmstadt (1720-1721)
Georg Wilhelm von Hessen-Darmstadt (1722-1782) 11 July 1722 Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany 21 June 1782 Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany Maria Luise Albertine von Leiningen-Dagsburg-Heidesheim (1729-1818)

Karoline Luise von Hessen-Darmstadt (1723-1783) 11 July 1723 Darmstadt 8 April 1783 Paris Karl Friedrich von Baden (1728-1811)

Auguste von Hessen-Darmstadt (1725-1742)
Johann Friedrich Karl von Hessen-Darmstadt (1726-1746)

Common ancestors of Ludwig VIII. von Hessen-Darmstadt (1691-1768) and Charlotte von Hanau-Lichtenberg (1700-1726)

  1. Albrecht II. von Brandenburg-Ansbach (1620-1667)
  2. Anna Sibylle zu Solms-Sonnenwalde (c1615-1635)
  3. Anna zu Solms-Laubach (1557-1586)
  4. Elisabeth von Anhalt (1563-1607)
  5. Georg III. von Erbach-Erbach (1548-1605)
  6. Gottfried zu Oettingen-Oettingen (1554-1622)
  7. Heinrich Wilhelm zu Solms-Sonnenwalde (1583-1631)
  8. Joachim Ernst von Brandenburg-Ansbach (1583-1625)
  9. Joachim Ernst zu Oettingen-Oettingen (1612-1658)
  10. Johann Georg I. zu Solms-Laubach (1546-1600)
  11. Johann Georg von Brandenburg (1525-1598)
  12. Johanna von Hohenlohe-Waldenburg (1557-1585)
  13. Ludwig Eberhard zu Oettingen-Oettingen (1577-1634)
  14. Margaretha von Erbach-Erbach (1576-1635)
  15. Margarethe von Schönburg-Glauchau (1554-1606)
  16. Sophie Dorothea von Mansfeld (1593-1617)
  17. Sophie Margarete zu Oettingen-Oettingen (1634-1664)
  18. Sophie zu Solms-Laubach (1594-1651)

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