Louis IV, Grand Duke of Hesse

Louis IV, Grand Duke of Hesse

Born Sep 12, 1837

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Louis IV, Grand Duke of Hesse.


1837 Birth Born on September 12, 1837.


1862 24 Years Old 1 More Event
On 1 July 1862, Louis married Princess Alice, the third child of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom, at Osborne House on the Isle of Wight. … Read More


1877 39 Years Old On 13 June 1877, he succeeded his uncle as Grand Duke of Hesse, taking the name Ludwig IV.


1878 40 Years Old Following the death of Princess Alice in 1878, Ludwig IV contracted a morganatic marriage on 30 April 1884 in Darmstadt with Alexandrina Hutten-Czapska (3 September 1854 - 8 May 1941), the former wife of Aleksander vich Kolemin, the Russian chargĂ© d'affaires in Darmstadt. … Read More


1892 55 Years Old Grand Duke Ludwig IV died on 13 March 1892 and was succeeded by his son, Ernest Louis. … Read More
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