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.


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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