• Landgraf von Hessen


Wilhelm I. von Hessen, Landgraf von Hessen, was born 4 July 1466 to Ludwig II. von Hessen-Kassel (1438-1471) and Mechthild von Württemberg-Urach (1438-1495) and died 8 February 1515 in Kassel of unspecified causes. He married Anna von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (c1460-1520) 17 February 1488 JL in Hann. Münden. 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, Italy, Belarus, the Netherlands, Spain, Turkey, England, the Byzantine Empire.


Offspring of Wilhelm I. von Hessen and Anna von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (c1460-1520)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Mechtild von Hessen (bef1489-1493)
Mechtild von Hessen (c1490-1558) 1490 6 May 1558 Konrad von Tecklenburg-Schwerin (1493-1557)

Anna von Hessen (c1491-bef1513)
Katharine von Hessen (c1493-1525)
Elisabeth von Hessen (1503-1563) 10 September 1503 Marburg 4 January 1563 Lauingen Ludwig II. von Pfalz-Zweibrücken (1502-1532)
Georg von Pfalz-Simmern (1518-1569)

Common ancestors of Wilhelm I. von Hessen (1466-1515) and Anna von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (c1460-1520)

  1. Anna zu Mecklenburg-Stargard (c1350-c1397)
  2. Beatrice Regina della Scala (c1331-1384)
  3. Bernabò Visconti (1323-1385)
  4. Elisabeth von Henneberg-Schleusingen (c1289-aft1377)
  5. Elisabeth von Meißen (1329-1375)
  6. Friedrich II von Meißen (1310-1349)
  7. Friedrich V. von Nürnberg (1333-1398)
  8. Heinrich I. der Milde von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (c1365-1416)
  9. Johann II. von Nürnberg (c1310-1357)
  10. Katharina von Anhalt-Bernburg (c1330-1390)
  11. Magnus II. Torquatus von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (c1328-1373)
  12. Mechtild von Bayern (aft1313-1346)
  13. Sophie von Pommern (c1365-1406)
  14. Wartislaw VI. von Pommern-Wolgast (c1345-1394)

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