As the eldest surviving brother of the Emperor, Karl Ludwig, after the death of his nephew Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria in 1889, became heir presumptive to the Austro-Hungarian Empire. A newspaper article appeared shortly after the death of his nephew claiming that the Archduke had renounced his succession rights in favor of his eldest son Franz Ferdinand . 
Prince Albert, the Prince Consort (26 August 1819 – 14 December 1861), lived long enough to see only one of his children (the Princess Royal) married and two of his grandchildren born (Wilhelm II, 1859–1941, and his sister Princess Charlotte of Prussia, 1860–1919), while Queen Victoria (24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901) lived long enough to see not only all her grandchildren, but many of ...
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La princesa Ludovica, llamada Luisa, era hija de Maximiliano I (1756-1825), rey de Baviera, y su segunda esposa, la princesa Carolina (1776-1841), hija del príncipe heredero Carlos Luis de Baden y de la princesa Amalia de Hesse-Darmstadt.
The King of Sweden is descended twice from Victoria (and from her half-sister), but not from Christian IX (although from one of his brothers). The King of the Belgians and the Grand Duke of Luxembourg are descended from Christian IX, but not from Victoria, although they are descendants of Leopold I of the Belgians, uncle of both Victoria and ...
Prince Ludwig of Hesse-Darmstadt (9 June 1806 – 13 June 1877); (the future Grand Duke). Stillborn son (18 August 1807). Prince Karl Wilhelm Ludwig of Hesse-Darmstadt (23 April 1809 – 20 March 1877). Princess Amalia Elisabeth Luise Karoline Friederike Wilhelmine of Hesse-Darmstadt (20 May 1821 – 27 May 1826). Stillborn daughter (7 June 1822).
In Karlsruhe on 3 October 1775, after he returned to Weimar and assumed the government of his duchy, Karl August married Luise Auguste, daughter of Louis IX, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt.  One of the first acts of the young duke was to summon Goethe to Weimar, and in 1776 he was made a member of the privy council.