Ludwig the Peaceful von Hessen, Landgraf von Hessen, was born 6 February 1402 in Spangenberg, Hesse, Germany to Hermann von Hessen (1341-1413) and Margarete von Hohenzollern (1363-1406) and died 17 January 1458 in Spangenberg, Hesse, Germany of unspecified causes. He married Anna von Sachsen (1420-1462) 13 September 1436 JL in Kassel, 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, Belgium, Russia, Ukraine, Hungary, Belarus, the Netherlands, the Czech Republic, Italy, the Byzantine Empire.


Offspring of Ludwig von Hessen and Anna von Sachsen (1420-1462)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Ludwig II. von Hessen-Kassel (1438-1471) 7 September 1438 8 November 1471 Reichenbach Mechthild von Württemberg-Urach (1438-1495)

Heinrich von Hessen-Marburg (c1440-1483) 15 October 1440 13 January 1483 Marburg, Germany Anna von Katzenelnbogen (1443-1494)

Hermann von Hessen (1449-1508)
Elisabeth von Hessen (1453-1489) 1453 22 April 1489 Johann III. von Nassau-Weilburg (1441-1480)

Friedrich von Hessen (1458-1463)

Common ancestors of Ludwig von Hessen (1402-1458) and Anna von Sachsen (1420-1462)

  1. Adelheid von Braunschweig (-1274)
  2. Adelheid von Hessen (c1272-1315)
  3. Albrecht II von Meißen (1240-1314)
  4. Beatrix of Glogow (1290-1322)
  5. Berthold III. von Henneberg-Schleusingen (1245-1284)
  6. Berthold VII. von Henneberg-Schleusingen (c1272-1340)
  7. Elisabeth von Lobdeburg Arnshaugk (1286-1359)
  8. Friedrich I von Meißen (1257-1323)
  9. Friedrich II von Meißen (1310-1349)
  10. Hartmann XI. von Lobdeburg Arnshaugk (c1264-1289)
  11. Heinrich von Hessen (1244-1308)
  12. Henry III of Glogow (c1255-1309)
  13. Ludwig II von Wittelsbach (1229-1294)
  14. Ludwig II. von Bayern (1229-1294)
  15. Ludwig IV. von Wittelsbach (1282-1347)
  16. Margaretha von Staufen (1237-1270)
  17. Mathilde von Habsburg (c1252-1304)
  18. Mechthild von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (c1275-1318)
  19. Mechtild von Bayern (aft1313-1346)
  20. Sophie von Schwarzburg-Blankenburg (c1246-1279)

second cousin

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