Wilhelm IV. von Hessen-Kassel was born 24 June 1532 in Kassel, Germany to Philipp I. von Hessen (1504-1567) and Christine von Sachsen (1505-1549) and died 25 August 1592 in Kassel, Germany of unspecified causes. He married Sabine von Württemberg (1549-1581) 11 February 1566 JL in Marburg, 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, Poland, Austria, Switzerland, Lithuania, Belgium, Russia, Ukraine, the Czech Republic, Italy, Belarus, Bohemia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Hungary, the Netherlands, Spain, Turkey, England, the Byzantine Empire.


Offspring of Wilhelm IV. von Hessen-Kassel and Sabine von Württemberg (1549-1581)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Anna Maria von Hessen-Kassel (1567-1626) 8 February 1567 Kassel 21 November 1626 Neunkirchen Ludwig II. von Nassau-Weilburg (1565-1627)

Hedwig von Hessen-Kassel (1569-1644)
Agnes von Hessen-Kassel (1569-1569)
Sofie von Hessen-Kassel (1571-1616)
Moritz von Hessen-Kassel (1572-1632) 25 May 1572 Kassel, Germany 15 March 1632 Eschwege, Germany Agnes zu Solms-Laubach (1578-1602)
Juliane von Nassau-Dillenburg (1587-1643)

Sabine von Hessen-Kassel (1573-1573)
Sidonie von Hessen-Kassel (1574-1575)
Christian von Hessen-Kassel (1575-1578)
Elisabeth von Hessen-Kassel (1577-1578)
Christine von Hessen-Kassel (1578-1658) 29 October 1578 Kassel, Hesse, Germany 19 August 1658 Eisenach, Thuringia, Germany Johann Ernst von Sachsen-Eisenach (1566-1638)

Juliane von Hessen-Kassel (1581-1581)

Common ancestors of Wilhelm IV. von Hessen-Kassel (1532-1592) and Sabine von Württemberg (1549-1581)

  1. Albrecht II von Habsburg (1397-1439)
  2. Casimir IV of Poland (1427-1492)
  3. Cymburgis of Mazovia (c1394-1429)
  4. Eberhard IV. von Württemberg (1388-1419)
  5. Elisabeth von Bayern-Landshut (1383-1442)
  6. Elisabeth von Habsburg (1436-1505)
  7. Elisabeth von Habsburg (1437-1505)
  8. Elisabeth von Luxemburg (1409-1442)
  9. Ernst von Habsburg (1377-1424)
  10. Friedrich I. von Brandenburg (1372-1440)
  11. Friedrich II. von Sachsen (1412-1464)
  12. George of Poděbrady (1420-1471)
  13. Henriette de Montfaucon (1387-1444)
  14. Margarete von Österreich (c1416-1486)
  15. Wladyslaw II Jagiellon (c1362-1434)

Noteworthy descendants include

  1. Johan Willem Friso van Nassau-Dietz (1687-1711)
  2. Marie Luise von Hessen-Kassel (1688-1765)

Footnotes (including sources)

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