Hesse-Darmstadt, German Hessen-darmstadt, former landgraviate, grand duchy, and state of Germany. It was formed in 1567 in the division of old Hesse; after Hesse-Kassel was absorbed by Prussia in 1866, Hesse-Darmstadt was usually known simply as Hesse. Hesse-Darmstadt was originally only the small territory of Upper Katzenelnbogen with Darmstadt, being situated in what is now the extreme ...
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Pictured above: Ludwig I- First Grand Duke of Hesse-Darmstadt I. A Brief Introduction. The Grand Duchy of Hesse-Darmstadt (it would be more properly termed the Grand Duchy of Hesse but the former title will be used throughout this history to avoid confusion with the elector state of Hesse-Kassel) rose out of the ashes of the Holy Roman Empire in 1806.
The capital is Darmstadt and the population is around one million. The Head of State is Duke George VI. The official language is German. The currency is the Hesse Mark (HEM). History. The original Landgraviate of Hesse had been part of Thuringia before winning its independence under Henry I during the War of Thuringian Succession in the mid ...
Discover Darmstadt and spend a weekend in the City of Science and Culture. Visit the Mathildenhöhe, the Artists' Colony from 1901 to 1914, or the various museums as the Hessian State Museum or the Museum in the Residantial Palace. Stroll through the Wilhelminenstraße in the city centre and enjoy the view of the Pantheon-like church St. Ludwig.
The subject History addresses the research and interpretation of the past. This is carried out by interpreting historical sources using specific methods. In this context, the programme is divided into the four components of historical studies (Ancient History, Medieval History, Recent History, History of Technology). Subject-related Didactics.