Wilhelm II. von Hessen, Landgraf von Hessen, was born 29 April 1469 to Ludwig II. von Hessen-Kassel (1438-1471) and Mechthild von Württemberg-Urach (1438-1495) and died 11 July 1509 in Kassel of unspecified causes. He married Yolande de Lorraine (c1460-1500) 15 October 1497 JL . He married Anna von Mecklenburg (1485-1525) 20 October 1500 JL in Kassel. 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, Italy, Hungary, Switzerland, Spain, Belarus, the Netherlands, Turkey, England.

William II became Landgrave of Lower Hesse in 1493, after his brother William I resigned.

In 1500, William II reunited the Landgraviate of Hesse after the death of his cousin William III.


Offspring of Wilhelm II. von Hessen and Yolande de Lorraine (c1460-1500)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Wilhelm von Hessen (1500-1500)

Offspring of Wilhelm II. von Hessen and Anna von Mecklenburg (1485-1525)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Elisabeth von Hessen (1502-1557)
Magdalene von Hessen (1503-1504)
Philipp I. von Hessen (1504-1567) 13 November 1504 Marburg, Hesse, Germany 31 March 1567 Kassel, Hesse, Germany Christine von Sachsen (1505-1549)
Margarete von der Saale (1522-1566)

Common ancestors of Wilhelm II. von Hessen (1469-1509) and Yolande de Lorraine (c1460-1500)

  1. Beatrice of Sicily (1326-1365)
  2. Elisabeth von Meißen (1329-1375)
  3. Elisabeth von Nürnberg (1358-1411)
  4. Friedrich V. von Nürnberg (1333-1398)
  5. Ruprecht II. von der Pfalz (1325-1398)
  6. Ruprecht III. von der Pfalz (1352-1410)
    Common ancestors of Wilhelm II. von Hessen (1469-1509) and Anna von Mecklenburg (1485-1525)
  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. Johann II. von Nürnberg (c1310-1357)
  9. Katharina von Anhalt-Bernburg (c1330-1390)
  10. Magnus II. Torquatus von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (c1328-1373)
  11. Mechtild von Bayern (aft1313-1346)
  12. Wartislaw VI. von Pommern-Wolgast (c1345-1394)
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