Wilhelm II. von Hessen-Kassel, Kurfürst von Hessen, was born 28 July 1777 in Hanau to Wilhelm I. von Hessen-Kassel (1743-1821) and Wilhelmina Caroline of Denmark (1747-1820) and died 20 November 1847 in Frankfurt of unspecified causes. He married Auguste von Preußen (1780-1841) 13 February 1797 in Berlin, Germany. He married Emilie Ortlöpp (1791-1843) 8 July 1841 . He married Karoline von Berlepsch (1820-1877) 28 August 1843 . Notable ancestors include Charlemagne (747-814), William I of England (1027-1087), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Henry II of England (1133-1189), Alfred the Great (849-899), Willem van Oranje (1533-1584), Rurik (c832-879), Robert I of Scotland (1274-1329). Ancestors are from Germany, Denmark, the United Kingdom, England, France, Belgium, Spain, Latvia, the Netherlands, Russia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Austria, Switzerland, Lithuania, Belarus, Ukraine, Italy, Bohemia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Portugal, Israel, Ireland, Scotland, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire.


Offspring of Wilhelm II. von Hessen-Kassel and Auguste von Preußen (1780-1841)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Wilhelm Friedrich Karl Ludwig von Hessen-Kassel (1798-1800)
Caroline von Hessen-Kassel (1799-1854)
Luise Friederike von Hessen-Kassel (1801-1803)
Friedrich Wilhelm von Hessen-Kassel (1802-1875)
Marie Friederike Christine von Hessen-Kassel (1804-1888) 6 September 1804 Hanau, Hesse, Germany 1 January 1888 Meiningen, Thuringia, Germany Bernhard II. von Sachsen-Meiningen (1800-1882)

Friedrich Wilhelm Ferdinand von Hessen-Kassel (1806-1806)

Offspring of Wilhelm II. von Hessen-Kassel and Emilie Ortlöpp (1791-1843)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Louise von Reichenbach-Lessonitz (1813-1883)
Julius Wilhelm von Reichenbach-Lessonitz (1815-1822)
Amalie Wilhelmine Emilie von Reichenbach-Lessonitz (1816-1858)
Karl von Reichenbach-Lessonitz (1818-1881)
Emilie von Reichenbach-Lessonitz (1820-1891)
Friederike von Reichenbach-Lessonitz (1821-1898)
Wilhelm von Reichenbach-Lessonitz (1824-1866)
Helene von Reichenbach-Lessonitz (1825-1898)

Common ancestors of Wilhelm II. von Hessen-Kassel (1777-1847) and Auguste von Preußen (1780-1841)

  1. Albrecht II. von Brandenburg-Ansbach (1620-1667)
  2. Ernst August von Braunschweig-Calenberg (1629-1698)
  3. Friedrich Wilhelm I. von Brandenburg (1620-1688)
  4. Georg Wilhelm von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1624-1705)
  5. George I of Great Britain (1660-1727)
  6. Johann Friedrich von Brandenburg-Ansbach (1654-1686)
  7. Sophie Dorothea von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1666-1726)
  8. Sophie Margarete zu Oettingen-Oettingen (1634-1664)
  9. Sophie von der Pfalz (1630-1714)
  10. Éléonore Marie d'Esmier d'Olbreuse (1639-1722)

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